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Antarctica (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Antarctica is the fifth largest continent on earth. It is located in the South Pole and is mostly made of ice. In this article we'll look at websites, databa...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Space exploration

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Humans have been fascinated with the stars for thousands of years, but were unable to visit space until the 20th century. Space exploration began in 1957 whe...

Entry last updated: 3/02/23
Oceans

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The world or global ocean is a large body of salt water that covers the earth. It is divided into 5 oceans — Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arc...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Tides (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

The regular movement of ocean water on the beach is called tides. High tide is when the water moves furthest up the beach. Low tide is when the water moves f...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Rocks & minerals

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Earth is made up of all different kinds of rocks and minerals, which are all part of the rock cycle. Have a look at this entry to find out more about the...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23
Global warming

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Global warming is the long term rising of the Earth's temperature, caused by the greenhouse effect. The terms 'global warming' and 'climate change' are often...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Space

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Space, or outer space, is the area outside our planet Earth's atmosphere. People have always been interested in the stars in our night sky, asking - what is ...

Entry last updated: 11/09/23
Stars

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Stars are huge bodies of hot gasses usually made up of helium and hydrogen. Stars can be of different sizes, colours, brightness and temperatures. The Sun is...

Entry last updated: 3/02/23
Seasons

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A year is split into seasons. In places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical area...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Natural disasters (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Natural disasters are major, sudden events caused by nature that injure people and damage property. New Zealand is prone to a number of natural disasters. Th...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23