Rutherford’s Den ... like a preview ?
Rutherford’s Den Education is excited to open up their bookings for Term 3 – week 3 onwards and Term 4 for 2017. Get in quick to avoid disappointment as these bookings can fill up fast.
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Clock Tower, 2 Worcester Boulevard.
LEARNZ is free for NZ Teachers and their classes., sohave a look at the planned virtual field trips for 2017 at www.learnz.org.nz
The online field trips mainly target Primary and Secondary school Science. Now there is an enhanced emphasis on the Nature of Science and also more support for Numeracy and Literacy.
Use the LEARNZ field trip chooser to see what is available for your subject. Website
The Science Learning Hub
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WaterWatch is a free environmental education programme for schools, farming and community groups in Canterbury.
Our trained educators engage people in assessing the health of their local waterways using interactive, hands-on activities in the outdoors. Our testing methods are safe, environmentally-friendly and scientifically-robust.
Our main activities are with classes from Years 7 to 11, and the programme can be tailored to the specific needs and year level of the group, especially students undertaking NCEA achievement standards.
See our web site for more information and contact details. www.waterwatch.co.nz
Dr Errol Wood
Trustee and Educator
Waterwatch Education Trust
The Crest Awards
CREST is an international awards scheme designed to encourage years 0-13 students to be innovative, creative, and to problem solve in science, technology and environmental studies.
The Science Award Trust
The Science Awards schemes are administered by the Science Award Trust which is based in Christchurch. It was established in 1985. The trust is a voluntary organisation which aims to stimulate student interest in science and technology through participation in a science award scheme.
If you are interested in getting involved in helping run the nationally successful Science Badge and Science Certificate programmes, or just interested in knowing more about it, the Science Award Trust see:
or telephone Sue Jarvis on 329 5858
Open Access in Aotearoa
Moves are being made towards open access to scholarly publishing in the UK, the EU, USA, Australia and NZ.
To this end, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is hosting a series of posts on the theme of free Open Access to publicly funded scholarly research.
You may be particularly interested in the Education Portal where access to education is easy and universal when educators and learners use the Creative Commons licenses to share and collaboratively build textbooks, lectures and lesson plans.
University of Canterbury's Outreach Programme 2018
Version April 2019