The Science Learning Hub is developed by educators and teachers in collaboration with New Zealand scientists to provide resources for teachers of students up to year 10. It is funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and managed by the University of Waikato.
We all need a strong core. In this video clip, researchers at the Auckland University of Technology discuss the importance of core strength for sporting ability and healthy bodies.
Sprinter James Dolphin and weightlifter Richard Patterson illustrate how core strength enhances their sporting performance.
Toxins are chemicals that cause harm to living organisms, so to understand toxins, students need to understand chemicals.
This activity is designed to help students become aware that all substances are made of chemicals and that chemicals are made up of a combination of elements.