New Zealand separated from Gondwana around 65 million years ago. Due to the geographical isolation and a lack of ground-dwelling predators, our birds evolved unique characteristics. Flight was ...READ MORE
New Zealand native birds have been greatly affected by predation. For millions of years, they lived in an environment without natural predators. Many species developed traits like flightlessness ...READ MORE
In this online PD session recorded on 15 October 2015, primary school teacher Kim MacPherson talks about the Science Learning Hub’s resources – Conserving native birds – and how she used a ...READ MORE
Teacher Melissa Coton incorporated online citizen science project Globe at Night as part of a year 5/6 unit on light. Here, she reflects on what she and her students learned. Inspiration for the ...READ MORE
All of New Zealand is at risk of tsunami but there is one simple thing we can all do to make sure we are prepared. Practise your drop, cover and hold and tsunami hīkoi – your evacuate walk - to ...
The theme for this year’s Science Communicators Association of New Zealand (SCANZ) conference is inspiring change. You’ll explore ways in which all of us can help inspire positive change in ...
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