• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Science Education & Society

  • sustainability

    International sustainability expert takes on role at VUW


    One of the world’s foremost experts in sustainability has joined Victoria University of Wellington in a role dedicated to what she calls “one of the biggest global challenges of our time.”

  • earthquake

    The big one: progress made in earthquake forecasting


    New earthquake forecasting methods could help us prepare for the next big one, two Victoria University of Wellington academics say.

  • 2015 BHS winners

    Organised chaos: BHS science fair


    Stephen Dorey, HOD Science at Buller High School, says that the introduction of a science fair has built bridges in the community at large, invigorated learning, and created opportunities for cross-sector knowledge sharing.

  • digby kakapo

    Intelligent kākāpō matchmaking


    An innovative genome mapping project is aiming to protect the fragile kākāpō species from itself.

  • polar bear

    Science communication evolves


    In a great example of the evolution of science communication - and a great classroom opportunity to talk about it - climate scientists are taking the journos of the world to task on the quality of their climate change coverage.

  • coral small

    Coral reef find surprises scientists


    This year is the worst ever for coral reefs – which is really saying something – but last week there's been a little bit of good news for a change.

  • leaves

    CO2 'greening' the Earth


    A new study shows that rising atmospheric CO2 levels are contributing to a significant ‘greening’ of up to half of the Earth’s vegetated land.

  • crow

    Crows as clever as chimpanzees


    Crows and parrots turn out to have sophisticated thinking abilities, according to a new study.

  • MobyDick

    Sperm whales really do use their heads


    Cetacean scientists might be having a blubber over the news that sperm whales do indeed use their heads.

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