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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Investigating Alpine Environments
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!).
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.
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.
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.