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  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • solarsystem model
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
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  • 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

Science Education & Society

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    Set Sail with the Joides Resolution


    Aliki Weststrate has a great way to immerse your students in the science of what is going on beneath our feet, and it is all at sea!

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    Looking for Science Resources?


    The Science Learning Hub: How can we help? 

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    Is Teaching in your DNA?


    IS TEACHING IN YOUR DNA? From Africa to Aotearoa – the longest journey

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    To the Ice


    Air Antarctica! *        To the ice!*

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    World Soil Day 2016: soil and pulses, a symbiosis for life


    World Soil Day 2016[http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/world-soil-day/wsd2016/en/#c482268] this year will be marked next week, on the 5th of December. This year the theme is ‘Soil and pulses, a symbiosis for life’.

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    The gene editing future is here - Royal Society NZ panel formed


    The precise manipulation of genetic structures - gene editing - has been talked about as a far-off possibility for years now, and has generally been confined to futurism and science fiction. But The Royal Society of New Zealand is urging people to start thinking about designer genetics in the present tense: recent advances mean we’re on the brink of a revolution.


    Last call for PMs Science Teacher Prize entries!


    You now have one week and counting to enter the 2016 Prime Minister's Science Teacher Prize awards - nominations close at 5pm, Friday 16 September. 

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    Quake damaged Rutherford's Den to reopen in Chch


    Rutherford’s Den – the science learning facility within Christchurch’s Arts Centre – is set to re-emerge on 27 August after sustaining severe damage in the Canterbury earthquakes, and it’s now more interactive than ever before.

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    Facts not feelings: Scichatnz August discussion


    Twitterites got together online on 2 August for a virtual chat hosted by Sir Peter Gluckman - Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister - on what can be seen as a topical issue, given the seeming rise of populist politicians around the world: 'What should be the role of science in public policy making?'

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    Dali & Schrodinger: musings on creativity in science


    Geologist Brian Ricketts makes the point that the creative act of imagination is as important to scientists as it is to artists, and ponders the relationship between the two aspects of human endeavour.