• 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 Education & Society

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    How about floating this idea in your classroom?


    Making Argo floats is a fun way to engage primary students in science, writes CAROL BRIESEMAN.

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    Dr Roslyn Kemp recognised for mentoring


    The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) Miriam Dell Award has been won by an Otago University immunologist.

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    For women and girls in science


    In a week in which NASA scientists have predicted a sea level rise of a metre over the next 100-200 years, a New Zealand scientist has won an award for her ground-breaking research into mapping climate change since the last ice age. Read more about her work, as well as a related ‘Girls in Science’ event held at the University of Auckland.

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    Looking ahead to SeaWeek 2016


    ‘Healthy seas, healthy people’ is the theme of the next Seaweek celebration.

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    Dig this idea


    A Māori innovation challenge called DigMyIdea is calling for entrants.

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    New Mind Lab endeavours


    The Mind Lab expands its offerings with an open day and a new tertiary qualification.

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    A passion for pūtaiao


    Kamo High School students, whanau, teachers and board of trustees have joined forces to establish a science ‘academy’ for Ngatiwai year 9 students, and others interested. The aim is to share Ngātiwai Mātauranga (cultural heritage) with a focus on kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Kamo HOD science HAZEL MCINTOSH and Ngātiwai Pūtaiao project leader GAYLE WELLINGTON share their thoughts on the programme so far.

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    Skateboards, eggs and drunken moose help explain famous theories at Space Place


    An interesting event in Wellington last week aimed to explain famous scientific theories to grown-ups.

  • stars

    Sky spotter: the night sky for August


    Choose a dark night to look up this month, and see the Milky Way in all its glory, writes Stardome Observatory’s JOHN ROWE.  

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    Human-powered submarine has world record in sight


    A human-powered submarine called Taniwha is driven by a pilot using scuba gear.