• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • 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

  • Philippa On The Ice

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

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Chris Duggan 
Director of House of Science, Tauranga

Sabina Cleary
Senior Facilitator, Kaha Education

Dianne Christenson
Koranui School

Chris Joyce
Researcher/resource developer, New Zealand Council of Education Research

Professor Lindsey Conner
Director Science and Technology Research Hub, University of Canterbury

Carmen Kenton
HOD Science & Biology, Hagley Community College

Jenny Pollock
Earth and Space Science Educators

Robyn Eden
Science technician, Queen Margaret College

Steven Sexton
Senior Lecturer, University of Otago


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