• 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

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

New Zealand Science Teacher

Teacher Education in Science

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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? 

  • SOLO Science

    Using Solo Taxonomy to think like a scientist


    Book Review

  • DoC Workshops

    Investigating Alpine Environments


    Investigating Alpine Environments

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    NZIP Conference 2017


    This year, the New Zealand Institute of Physics is proud to present their national conference at the Otago Museum, in Dunedin.  The conference will be held on the 10-12 July, and registrations are still available here[https://confer.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/nzip-2017/web]. The conference will focus on teacher professional development, with plenty of cutting edge material on show.  Keynote speakers include "Physics Girl" Dianna Cowern and Nigel Latta (famous in New Zealand for blowing stuff up!).

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    'Kiwi Einstein' to visit Wellington


    The man whose head contains the exact numbers required to represent black holes, Canterbury University’s Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr, will speak next week in Wellington about what his discovery entails, and how he got there.  

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    Writer on a mission to get kids thinking about Antarctica


    Author Philippa Werry is currently preparing for a trip to Antarctica, courtesy of Antarctica New Zealand (antarcticanz.govt.nz). She hopes to come back with lots of ideas for resources that will engage kids in thinking about the continent at the bottom of the world.

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    The future of farming - teachers learn about agriculture careers


    High school teachers from across the Waikato have spent a day immersed in science so they can share the hands-on experience with students and help inspire them into research careers.