Rangi (meaning weather or sky in Te Reo Māori) is an online curriculum designed to offer intermediate age students (Year 7–8) in west Auckland an engaging and interactive way to learn about Aotearoa’s weather and climate.
There is heightened awareness about climate change amongst tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people) however they often can’t see clear pathways to action. This project aims to introduce akonga (students) to soil science.
This project explores the potential of a novel educational package to engage school children and their families in a series of home-based science, and social science, experiments designed to raise awareness about the quality of indoor environments.
The aim of the Quake Kit programme is to create an opportunity to connect with Alpine Fault communities and schools and engage in hands-on learning modules to educate earthquake science and resilience.
Catchment groups working in South and West Otago have highlighted the need to help community members understand what lives in the area’s streams and to encourage students to consider the impacts of their own land use.
Raglan Area School students will use a locally-discovered fossil as the nexus for a major science discovery program, encouraging these students to recognise their own capability for enquiry-based learning.
The School of Rocks will enable Waitaki schools to explore local geology using spatial technology, raise community awareness of local geologic heritage, and become kaitiaki of special geological sites within the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark.