• 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

  • College final exam 000060188512 Small

    High stakes testing: add your voice

    13/06/2016

    University of Auckland postgraduate researcher Zoe Klomp is conducting research that could help us understand the effect that ‘high stakes testing’ - read NCEA - has on the choices you as a teacher make in the classroom, and how the pressures exerted by NCEA affect the way you teach. Complete the questionnaire and add your voice to this crucial research! Zoe explains her project:

  • pleiades

    Matariki: renewal and remembrance

    03/06/2016

    As we all head home for the long weekend, we look forward to a Monday off work, and the celebration of two big events: it’s the day we celebrate the Queen’s birthday, and it’s also Matariki, the beginning of the Māori new year. Sciencelearn.org.nz have plenty of great Matariki resources you and your class can access, to celebrate the occasion.

  • kurzgesagt

    The really big picture: Kurzgesagt

    30/05/2016

    Looking for a way to introduce your class to some seriously big ideas? YouTube channel Kurzgesagt[https://www.youtube.com/user/Kurzgesagt] might be a great place to start.

  • earthquake

    The big one: progress made in earthquake forecasting

    24/05/2016

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

  • comms

    Eureka! programme widens its reach

    23/05/2016

    Primary school students have been included in the Eureka! programme for the first time.

  • Meena Amso

    Getting it out there – 2016 Science Journalism Fellow Meena Amso

    10/05/2016

    Proving that there’s never a bad time to change course when we work out what gets us out of bed, 2016 Science Journalism Fellow Meena Amso was lost to pharmacology not long after graduating with a degree in it – and it’s all Oprah’s fault.

  • 2015 BHS winners

    Organised chaos: BHS science fair

    09/05/2016

    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.

  • polar bear

    Science communication evolves

    02/05/2016

    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

    27/04/2016

    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

    26/04/2016

    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.

Up