This timeline looks at some of the historical aspects of rockets – taking science and technology to new heights. 1232 – Chinese fire arrows The first true rocket is invented by the Chinese. Fire ...READ MORE
In this activity, students consider short-term and long-term responses to an environmental disaster such as the Rena. By the end of this activity, students should be able to: describe what might ...READ MORE
There are over 150,000 substances approved for use in Aotearoa New Zealand that contain an estimated 30,000 chemicals. We use chemicals on a daily basis – they’re all around us. Chemicals are not ...READ MORE
Introduced plant species – friend or foe? This might depend on who is answering the question. Over 25,000 exotic plants have been introduced to Aotearoa New Zealand. Some of these are highly ...READ MORE
Te Tatauranga o ngā Manu Māra o Aotearoa / The New Zealand Garden Bird Survey is taking place this year from 24 June to 2 July. Birds are important indicators of the health of New Zealand’s ...
Queenstown Research Week is New Zealand’s biggest annual scientific gathering. It is a week of coordinated meetings covering a wide range of areas in biological sciences. The concept has ...
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