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Stars (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Stars are giant balls of hot gas that light up our night sky from very far away. They are mostly made up of the gases helium and hydrogen. There are so many ...

Entry last updated: 4/07/22
Space (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Space, or outer space, is the area outside our planet Earth's atmosphere. Stars and planets exist in space. This entry has websites where you can find inform...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Space

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Space, or outer space, is the area outside our planet Earth's atmosphere. People have always been interested in the stars in our night sky, asking - what is ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Sun (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

The sun is at the centre of the Solar System. It is a round ball of hot plasma.The Earth orbits around the sun, which gives us warmth and light. The sun is m...

Entry last updated: 4/07/22
Planets

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Planets are round objects that move in circles around stars. There are 8 planets in our solar system (including Earth), and 5 dwarf planets. These planets mo...

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

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Planets are round objects that move in circles around stars. There are 8 planets in our solar system (including Earth), and 5 dwarf planets. These planets mo...

Entry last updated: 4/07/22
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: 26/05/22
Matariki

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
Space exploration

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Humans have been fascinated with the stars for thousands of years, but were unable to visit space until the 20th century. Space exploration began in 1957 whe...

Entry last updated: 5/07/22