• 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

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    Two for one conference aims to enliven science teaching


    For the first time, BEANZ and NZIC will run their conferences in tandem.

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    EcoBlitz continues to inspire


    Students and scientists involved with last year’s Nina Valley EcoBlitz are planning their next move.

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    The world’s her oyster


    The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has announced a new award this year, specifically for New Zealand scientists. New Zealand Science Teacher talks to marine biologist Dr Zoë Hilton, who was awarded an International Fellowship in 2012.

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    Land of the great white butterfly


    JAINE CRONIN writes about how the hunt for an insect pest is bringing the Nelson community together, in the latest in our 'Science in the community' series.

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    To graze, or not to graze?


    TIM LOGAN writes about his research into the protection of native plants, for which he won the 2014 Future Scientist Prize. 

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    Citizen science on the shore


    Marine Metre Squared encourages communities to get involved in marine science.

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    Working together to protect Flora and fauna


    Friends of Flora is a community group that works for the preservation of native species in Kahurangi National Park’s Flora Stream area.

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    Look beneath the surface


    It’s time to get ready for Seaweek 2015.

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    Blitzing for biodiversity


    The Nina Valley EcoBlitz project brings together students, scientists and teachers, working together to discover and document biodiversity.