The Science Learning Hub contains over 10,000 resources created to support New Zealand science teachers, students and the wider community.
This article contains short videos of the Science Learning Hub team sharing how you can get the most out of our website. You may want to watch the videos all together, or dip in and out of the different topics depending on your needs. Whatever you choose, know that the Hub team is here to help.
- The home page and more
- Finding resources
- Types of resources
- Professional Learning Development
- Collection tool
- Citizen science
- Social media
The home page and more
If you are new to the Hub our Homepage is a great place to start. Discover how to sign in, find resources that are trending and how you can get in touch with us.
The Science Learning Hub website has a range of ways you can find what you are looking for. Watch this short video so you can become a super efficient searcher.
Types of resources
Our articles can contain a variety of resources and media. Learn about the different kinds and get some tips on how you might use them in your planning.
Professional Learning Development
Our Professional Learning Development – PLD section contains a wealth of resources to support planning and teaching science. Learn from other teachers and grow your confidence teaching science.
The Hub has a collections tool to sort and classify resources. Discover how you could use the tool for your own planning. In the video below find out how to create collections, add notes (including private and public views), collaborate with others, share public collections and more.
Citizen science can provide authentic opportunities for students to engage in real science. This video helps you to find a variety of related resources on the Science Learning Hub.
The Science Learning Hub prides itself on connecting the education and science communities and social media plays an import part in this. Learn about the different platforms and what we offer.
The article Introducing our PLD explains the various components the Hub has to offer – from webinars, planning and pedagogy to PLD certification.
Our webinar Science support at your fingertips gives you an overview of the site's newest capabilities.
The article The Hub and social media: How can we help? is full of useful information.
Discover why we curate resources by topics and concepts in this PLD article Science topics and science concepts.
The Hub's glossary feature gives easy access to terms and definitions useful in scaffolding science education. This resource gives some extra tips for its use.
Strengthening science learning highlights common themes from Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga Education Review Office 2021 science reports and suggests resources to support effective science teaching and learning.
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