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  • 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


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    Health & Safety workshops: some times/dates updated


    Workshop times and dates in some locations have changed. Check below to make sure you're up to date.  

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    Health & Safety at Work Act workshops: register now


    Registration is now open for the NZASE-run series of Health and Safety at Work Act workshops, which run during August and September in centres nationwide. 

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    Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 - Term 3 workshops


    Across the country, the New Zealand Association of Science Educators (NZASE) is holding workshops on both Friday and Saturday mornings - to give principals and teachers flexibility about where and when they would like to attend, especially in cases where relief time is not possible.

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    Code of Practice refresh: update


    The Health and Safety at Work Act is now in force and has created much discussion in schools over the last year.

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    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.


    Animal ethics and schools


    Do you use animals in your teaching? It’s important that you are meeting your obligations under the Animal Welfare Act, explains DANA HOLT of the New Zealand Association of Science Teachers’ Animal Ethics Committee.

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    Health and safety in science education


    Good systems with regular reporting and review of concerns, incidents, and minor injuries will go a long way to reducing the likelihood of a serious accident, writes STANZ president Terry Price.

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    Safety, ethics, and science fairs


    Research programmes and activities should not put students in situations where their health or safety is at risk.