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.
Navigating Without Instruments explores the science of traditional Māori navigation using only the night sky, waves, clouds and marine life to travel the South Pacific in a waka.
Read about the science concepts, a few of the student activities and how western and traditional science knowledge reflects the culturally embedded nature of science.
New downloadable student activity.
Thinking about doing a weather unit? One of the easiest ways to predict weather is by observing clouds. In this activity, students observe clouds and learn about how clouds are formed, the different cloud types and how they can be used to predict weather.