What makes up soil? In this activity, students use an interactive or paper-based graphic organiser to explore their ideas about the components of soil.
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Follow a core sample as it makes its journey from the Alpine Fault to microscopic examination.
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INTERACTIVE: Follow the process of extracting pollen used for the artificial pollination of kiwifruit.
INTERACTIVE: Find out about the earthworm’s body – inside and out.
Athol Rafter was a pioneer of radiocarbon dating – the Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory at GNS Sciences, Lower Hutt, is named after him. Use this interactive timeline to explore his life and work.
ANIMATION: This animation explores water as a solid, liquid and gas. The water molecules stay the same, but they behave differently as they change from one form to another.
Interactive timeline exploring the life of Joan Wiffen. Joan found the first dinosaur fossils in NZ and rewrote the way we understand the country’s past. Joan achieved this fame as an amateur scientist, not a professional.
Explore the life and scientific work of Alan MacDiarmid. Alan was born in NZ and later went on to win the Nobel prize for chemistry.