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  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • solarsystem model
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • teens in physics class
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

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

New Zealand Science Teacher

Teacher Education in Science

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    Dependence to independence through a cultural lens

    11/04/2016

    This 1-day workshop is intended for Science Middle Leaders, Teachers in charge of Science subjects (including L1 Science) and those aspiring to be. The key focus is to identify and share curriculum, learning and assessment practices that will improve students’ retention, engagement and achievement. Much, but not all, of this workshop will centre on those students at risk of not achieving NCEA level 2 in 2017.

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    Encouraging creative problem solving

    25/02/2016

    *The CREST scheme inspires young scientists to do meaningful work.*

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    Nominations are open for the Peter Spratt Medal

    24/02/2016

    The award recognises a sustained contribution to science education in New Zealand.

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    Dive into Seaweek with your classroom

    15/02/2016

    Seaweek 2016 is offering three competitions to inspire students to get involved.

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    Bringing science to the people

    02/02/2016

    Ordinary shipping containers are to be transformed into extraordinary teaching laboratories. They're free of charge and just waiting to come to your school, writes PETRA DEARDEN.

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    Earth-shattering science

    05/12/2015

    The New Zealand science teachers' conference will have a special focus on earth and space science in 2016.

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    A new way of looking at the dihybrid Punnett square

    01/12/2015

    The Punnett square is a firmly established tool used in explaining dihybrid crosses. So firmly established, that we don’t seem to ask whether it could be improved, writes MARTIN HANSON.

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    New book provides support for teaching as inquiry

    30/11/2015

    The result of a significant research project, a new book highlights strategies for supporting priority learners.

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