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Mathematics (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Maths (short for mathematics) is all about numbers, patterns and shapes, and how you can learn to use them to solve math problems in everyday life.

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Inventors and inventions (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who create original things from scratch or add something new to an existing creation are known as inventors. Jetboats, electric fences and disposable ...

Entry last updated: 17/06/24
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 ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Matariki (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters. The Matariki cluster can be seen in the sky near the end of June...

Entry last updated: 24/07/23
Volcanoes (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Around the world, volcanoes are formed by molten lava pushing through an opening in the earth's crust. In this article we'll look at websites and some books ...

Entry last updated: 6/11/23
Sun safety

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Keeping safe in the sun is really important in New Zealand. The New Zealand sun can have high levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation, although in...

Entry last updated: 28/03/24
World War One

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One, also called the First World War, took place between 1914 and 1918. New Zealand fought as part of the Allies (the British Empire, France, Russi...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Floating and sinking

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floating and sinking are about weight and the force or upthrust of water. When an object is put into water the force of the water pushes it up. If the weight...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Dinosaurs (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Dinosaurs were reptiles that lived on the earth millions of years ago. They could be small or very large. Most kinds of dinosaurs lived on the land, but some...

Entry last updated: 22/03/22
Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Edmund Hillary was a famous New Zealander who achieved many different things in his life. He is most well-known for climbing Mount Everest, the tallest m...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23