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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

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

New Zealand Science Teacher

Science Education & Society

  • MobyDick

    Sperm whales really do use their heads


    Cetacean scientists might be having a blubber over the news that sperm whales do indeed use their heads.

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    Reigniting curiosity: a voyage to the Sub-Antarctic Islands


    CHERIE FENEMOR writes about her experience as the 2016 ‘Educator at Sea’ on board the Young Blake Expedition this year.

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    Slapstick and science: making physics fun


    Series creator JOSEPH HERSCHER describes how Jiwi’s Machines came to life, and why a teaching unit was so important to the project. 

  • dolphin

    Dive into Seaweek with your classroom


    Seaweek 2016 is offering three competitions to inspire students to get involved.

  • planet eclipse

    Thinking about growth mindset in science


    Looking for ways to improve student outlook recently became a priority for Christchurch science teacher Carmen Kenton.

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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.

  • flax kete

    Dig this idea


    A Māori innovation challenge called DigMyIdea is calling for entrants.

  • 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.  

  • learnz antarctica

    Connecting schools with scientists


    Our science students’ horizons can be greatly expanded by making meaningful connections with working scientists, writes SHELLEY HERSEY.

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