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Far From Frozen: Antarctica & Us

Otago Museum Trust Board

Building on New Zealand’s strong connection to and passion for Antarctic exploration and conservation to inspire young New Zealanders, engage their families, and demonstrate the influence of Antarctica on climate and sea-levels.

Organised by

Otago Museum

Project details

  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • Otago
  • Canterbury
  • Earth sciences
  • Oceans
  • Conservation
  • Atmospheric sciences
  • Environment

Project duration

May 2016 - March 2017

Funding awarded

$114,000.00 excl. GST (2016)
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Sensors in schools

Measuring air quality inside schools throughout the Hutt Valley and encouraging increased engagement of primary and intermediate-age children with atmospheric science and sensor technologies.

Organised by

GNS Science

Project details

  • Wellington
  • Atmospheric sciences
  • Health
  • Environment

Project duration

May 2016 - December 2016

Funding awarded

$29,500.00 excl. GST (2016)
Unlocking Curious Minds