The Awa Book of New Zealand Science Rebecca Priestley (Editor) This landmark anthology of writings will excite readers of all ages about extraordinary scientific discoveries made by New Zealand scientists.
'Atoms, dinosaurs & DNA', by Veronika Meduna & Rebecca Priestley ISBN : 9781869419547 Publisher : Random House Get an introduction to a NZ scientist and then explore the hubs for further articles, interactives and video clips.
'Go Green Gecko' by Gay Hay and illustrated by Margaret Tolland A te reo edition is available ISBN : 9780473277918 Publisher : Page Break Ltd Read this with some adapted resources from https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1180-saving-reptiles-and-amphibians-introduction
'In the Garden', by Gillian Candler, illustrated by Ned Barraud Published by Craig Potton Press ISBN 9781927213025 "In the garden is a great introduction to the diversity in your own backyard...Aimed at 4-8 year-olds." A book to accompany an ecology study: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1158-conserving-native-birds-introduction or https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/36-investigating-earthworms-introduction
'Mōtītī Blue and the Oil Spill' by Debbie McCauley is a bilingual children's picture book on the Rena Disaster https://www.facebook.com/mauaopublishing Our resources on the Rena disaster are here: http://sciencelearn.org.nz/Science-Stories/Where-Land-Meets-Sea
'E3 Call Home' by Janet Hunt Works well with our resources on flight - including NZ research into Godwits: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/295-investigating-flight-introduction ISBN: 9781869792763 Published: 04/09/2009 Imprint: RHNZ Children's Extent: 40 pages - See more at: http://www.randomhouse.co.nz/books/janet-hunt/e3-call-home-9781869792763.aspx#sthash.d35s0ev0.dpuf