Teaching and Learning Links

The Physical World

Get your head around forces before you see our Billy Goats Gruff or Move It Show!

Top tips about how to teach the Nature of Science by the team at The Science Learning Hub https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/410-nature-of-science-introduction

Everyone loves a rocket! https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/402-introduction-to-rockets-and-space

Make your own fizz rockets! https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/405-effervescent-canister-rockets

Or make your own water rocket! https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/406-water-bottle-rockets

Instructions and teaching notes on a Balloon Car Challenge https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/404-balloon-car-challenge

Why should we wear seatbelts? Find out by making your own car. https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2275-investigating-car-safety-features

Go here if your students have questions about gravity or flight https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/concepts/gravity

Learn about Science in a Van's forces themed shows here.

The Material World

The Wonderful World of Bubbles and What’s the Matter?

Top tips about how to teach the Nature of Science by the team at The Science Learning Hub https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/410-nature-of-science-introduction

Looking at bubbles https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/609-observing-bubbles

Investigating bubbles https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/615-investigating-bubbles

Using water to learn more about solids, liquids and gases https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1909-observing-water-introduction

Get to grips with the States of Matter https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/607-solids-liquids-and-gases

Very cool song about the elements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy0m7jnyv6U

Racing Marbles - learning about liquids. https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1505-racing-marbles

Learn about Science in a Van's materials based shows here.