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Spaceward Bound New Zealand for Youth

The University of Auckland

Providing an astrobiology field trip for secondary school students to highlights New Zealand’s geologic features and associated flora and fauna, and explore questions related to life’s origins and existence in extreme environments.

Organised by

The University of Auckland

Project details

  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Earth sciences
  • Space
  • Biology
  • Environment

Project duration

May 2016 - March 2017

Funding awarded

$30,000.00 excl. GST (2016)
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Robots In Schools

Technology in Schools Education Trust

In-school and out-of-class programmes involving contextual learning techniques using Robots, which primary school-age children design, build and program to perform a range of STEM related objectives.

Organised by

Technology in Schools Education Trust

Project details

  • Hawkes Bay
  • Computing and robotics
  • Technology

Project duration

May 2016 - March 2017

Funding awarded

$30,000.00 excl. GST (2016)
Unlocking Curious Minds