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Volcanoes (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A volcano is a vent (opening) in the earth's crust through which magma (molten rock within the earth) erupts to the surface as lava, a mixture of liquid rock...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23
Robots

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Robots are machines built to help people. The word 'robot' comes from the Czech word robata which means forced labour. When most people imagine a robot they ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Oil and gas (fossil fuels)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Oil and gas are fossil fuels which means they are formed from fossils, which are the remains of animals and plants that lived long ago. Fossil fuels are used...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Artificial intelligence (AI)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Artificial Intelligence or AI, is an area of computer science that concerns machines making intelligent responses and thinking and reacting like humans.

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Weather

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Weather describes the condition of the air at a particular time and place. It is made up of different things such as wind direction, wind force, precipitatio...

Entry last updated: 1/03/23
Genetic modification

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Genetic modification (GM) is when the genome of an organism (like a plant or an animal) is changed when new genetic material is added. This could be a gene t...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Computer programming

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Computer programming is a way of giving computers instructions about what they should do. These instructions are known as code or software. Computer programm...

Entry last updated: 27/01/23
Famous people

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including politics, sport, music,...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Pets (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Pets are animals that people keep for company and enjoyment. There are many different types of pet animals, and it's important to know how to care for them.

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Psychology

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour of people and groups.

Entry last updated: 15/12/22