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Nuclear disasters

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Nuclear power is another source of power like wind, water or solar power. It is a cheap, reliable and clean source of energy, however the biggest disadvantag...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Business

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Business generally refers to organisations that seek profits by providing goods or services in exchange for money. Businesses are an important part of New Ze...

Entry last updated: 16/10/23
Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Ernest Rutherford was born in Nelson, New Zealand in 1871. A great scientist, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908, the Order of Merit in 1925, ...

Entry last updated: 16/09/22
1080 (sodium fluoroacetate)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

1080 is a poison that has been used in New Zealand since the 1950s to control the populations of invasive species such as possums, rats, stoats, deer and rab...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Inventors and inventions

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who discover new methods of doing things or technology which improve our lifestyle are called inventors. The new technologies which they develop are i...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Chemistry (junior)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Chemistry is a branch of science and is the study of matter. It describes states of matter. There are three states of matter - solid, liquid and gas, and the...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
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
Korean War

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Korean War was fought between North Korea (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). North Korea had the support of Chin...

Entry last updated: 24/07/23
Current events

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Current events are ongoing significant political, economic, social and other news happening in a particular country or around the world. We read newspapers, ...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Recycling

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

To recycle means to treat or process waste material (eg rubbish) so that it can be used again (reused). Recycling is important because it helps reduce pollut...

Entry last updated: 8/03/23