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Celebrate New Zealand National Primary Science Week MAY 19- 25

Visit the Caves or the Kiwihouse. 

 

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 Otorohanga Kiwihouse

“Show us your Kiwi and we will show ours”

  • You can visit the Otorohanga Kiwihouse for JUST $1 for all of MAY and JUNE
  • Interactive lessons within the Kiwi House and surrounding environment developed to meet your group’s specific learning outcomes.
  • Sample Teaching Units and Resource Kits available.
  • Programming and booking for all activities and accommodation in the area including maps, gear lists and risk management analysis.                      

Cost to schools: $1 Students    $3.00 each adult.  Teachers free.

 

  • 2014 will be an exciting year for the Waitomo Glowworm Cave will be celebrating 125 years of Guiding.

Look out for competitions and events.

 

  • 2014 is the International Year of Cystallography.

http://www.iycr2014.org/participate/crystal-growing-competition

Grow your own crystal.  Create a seed crystal and grow a HUGE crystal challenge.

(Compounds and methods used are FREE of choice…..be creative. Grow a unique seed crystal and watch it grow).

Competition: send in a video  (Primary) or write an essay (secondary)

This is a competition run by (UNESCO. The united nations educational scientific and cultural organisation).  http://www.iycr2014.org/home

 

 There is also a local crystal Growing competition. (Ends for the NZ Science conference in July)

http://www.nzscienceteacher.co.nz/curriculum-literacy/the-material-world/crystallising-knowledge/#.UzyFcKJuoYJ

or visit the http://neon.otago.ac.nz/outreach/crystals/index.html