• 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

New Zealand Science Teacher

Science Curriculum/Scientific Literacy

  • EPS Astro + Milky Way

    Astronomy School


    A Fantastic Opportunity for Senior High School Students!

  • DoC Workshops

    Investigating Alpine Environments


    Investigating Alpine Environments

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    Not just another brick in the wall: new Stardome Lego display


    Earlier in November, Auckland’s Stardome Observatory & Planetarium launched two new permanent displays, that will fuel youthful interest in humankind’s past and present in space. Education manager Vanessa Rancour hopes that one of the displays can become the (Lego) building blocks that will inspire a new generation of space engineers.

  • neptune

    This week in space: things get a bit weird


    This week in space: a strange object in the vicinity of Neptune, and scientists are keeping very hush-hush about the rumoured discovery of an ‘Earth-like’ planet just around the galactic corner.

  • jupiter

    August a great month for watching other worlds


    August is a great month for planet spotters, including those possessing only the tools they were born with: all five ‘naked eye’ planets will be visible in the early evening sky this month. There will be also be several astral highlights as well, as stars like Antares and Vega make their way across the sky.

  • 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.

  • icebergs Otto Fiord cropped

    Addressing myths about sea level rise


    As gravity varies across the globe, so too does sea level, geologist BRIAN RICKETTS explains.

  • dolphin

    Dive into Seaweek with your classroom


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

  • stars

    Sky spotter: the February night sky


    There are treasures to be found in the summer sky.

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