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Science Roadshow

Projects and programmes New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 19 January 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9h9J

The Science Roadshow will be on tour in 2018 refreshed with new exhibits, shows and classroom ready resources.

The 80 minute programme includes:

Two exciting new shows to enjoy...

  • Fire and Ice— the concepts of temperature and combustion
  • Am I Living ? Characteristics of living things; humans, other animals and plants

New exhibit themes to explore...

  • Astronomy, ecology and environment, interpreting representations, reflection and refraction, sound, spinning and whizzing

Resource book:

On booking a complimentary resource book will be posted to you.  This contains many useful activities, both pre and post visit, as well as a complete unit plan on 'Biodiversity BioBlitz'.  The resource book has been developed to enhance student learning outcomes, allowing teachers to better plan and prepare students for their visit and subsequent follow up tasks.

Our 2018 tour includes –

Term 1:

Takaka, Motueka, Richmond, Nelson, Levin, Palmerston North, Taihape, Ohakune, Wanganui, Hawera, Inglewood, New Plymouth, Waitara, Piopio, Te Awamutu, Putaruru, Cambridge

Term 2:

Matamata, Hamilton, Tuakau, Botany, Pukekohe, Papakura, Manurewa, Flat Bush, Otara, Mangere, Howick, Pakuranga, Royal Oak, Glendowie, Glen Innes, Remuera, Balmoral, Mt Roskill, Mt Eden, Takapuna, Murrays Bay, Belmont, New Lynn, Western Springs

Term 3:  

Silverdale, Whangaparaoa, Orewa, Dargaville, Maungaturoto, Kamo, Kawakawa, Kerikeri, Taipa, Kaitaia, Okaihau, Kaikohe, Maungakaramea, Wellsford, Albany, Waimauku, Kumeu, Massey, Pt Chevalier, Ngatea, Tauranga, Te Puke, Rotorua, Taupo, Napier, Hastings, Dannevirke, Pahiatua, Masterton, Upper Hutt, Avalon, Tawa, Newlands, Northland, Newtown

 Term 4:

Blenheim, Pegasus Bay, Rangiora, Burnside, Bishopdale, St Martins, Rolleston, Ashburton, Oamaru, Alexandra, Cromwell, Wanaka, Arrowtown, Queenstown, Te Anau, Invercargill, Wyndham, Gore, Tapanui, Dunedin, Pleasant Point, Geraldine, Leeston, Lincoln, Prebbleton, Christchurch

Admission is $8 per student; supervising teachers/adults free.

Online bookings are now open –

Your booking will be confirmed via email.   

Please contact us should you require further information: or (04) 499 7865.

Further information

Contact: Maureen Jones

 (04) 499 7865