• 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

Standing Committees

  • Science Learning

    Using Science Capabilities in Senior Chemistry


    We have been using science capabilities in junior school science at Hagley Community College since 2015.  We have recently begun to explore how they might look in senior school science classes.  When the level 2 NCEA chemistry classes were about to start learning about Lewis Diagrams, it seemed like a good opportunity to approach the concept with the capability of Interpreting Representations. 

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    BioLive/ChemEd reflections


    The chemistry and biology teachers’ conferences were run in tandem this year. A Dunedin teacher reflects on what she learned.

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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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    Oh, woe is sodium


    MONIQUE LOWE has been on a sodium quest, and offers advice for other science technicians.

  • Periodic Table – more changes


    by Suzanne Boniface