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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
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
Earthquakes (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

An earthquake is when the ground shakes. Earthquakes are caused when parts of the earth called plates move against each other. An earthquake is a type of nat...

Entry last updated: 18/08/23
Deserts

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A desert is one of the world's major biomes. A biome is a large region of Earth that has a certain climate and certain types of plants and animals that have ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Earthquakes

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Earthquakes are a natural phenomenon. They happen because of the movement of tectonic plates on the earth's surface. When a sudden slip between two plates ha...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
Himalayas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Himalayas are a mountain range in Asia. It has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, the summit of Mount Everest. The mountain range pass...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Dinosaurs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Dinosaurs are extinct reptiles that lived on Earth during the Mesozoic era that occurred between 251–65 million years ago. Dinosaurs came in all shapes and s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Mount Tarawera eruption 1886

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 10 June 1886, the eruption of Mount Tarawera shook the volcanic plateau of the North Island in Aotearoa New Zealand. Ash and debris from the volcano burie...

Entry last updated: 1/04/22
Pūrākau (Māori origin stories)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath...

Entry last updated: 12/07/23
Lakes (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is a land of lakes. Lakes are home to birds, native fish, and small creatures such as worms, mites, dragonflies, snails, and mussels. Pollution o...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23