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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
Tsunamis

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tsunamis are destructive surges of water or waves in a sea, or large lake. They are caused by a significant movement on the sea bed, from an earthquake, a vo...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
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
Rugby

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Rugby is a team sport that is played on a field, using an oval ball. The ball can be kicked or thrown between players, and teams score points by kicking the ...

Entry last updated: 6/11/23
Adaptation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Adaptation is an evolutionary process where a plant or an animal becomes suited to living in a particular habitat. These are changes that take place over man...

Entry last updated: 25/08/23
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
Physics (junior)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Physics is the study of things known as matter and how they move. It is a huge topic. Physics includes the study of light, sounds, electricty and how everyth...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
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
Physics

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Everything on earth and everything in the universe moves and interacts, and forces play a big part in that. Physics studies those forces and interactions. Ph...

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

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Sustainability is a way of living, which means meeting our needs without using up all the resources that future generations will need. Sustainable energy, fo...

Entry last updated: 7/07/23