Science Roadshow

Projects and programmes New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 03 October 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9zt3

The Science Roadshow is on tour refreshed with new exhibits, shows and classroom-ready resources – all designed to support and augment the delivery of curricula as well as enthusing and stimulating teachers and students. The Science Roadshow strongly supports the Nature of Science strand and the Five Foundational Science Capabilities. 

The programme lasts for 80 minutes and includes:

Two shows:

  • On The Move – Principles of Force and Movement 
  • Elemental Chemistry – Building blocks of reactions

55–60 Interactive Exhibits under the themes of:

Forces – Ngā tōpana
Comparisons – Ngā whakatauritenga
Observations using measurements – Te mātakitaki mā te ine
Patterns, grouping, classification – He tauira, he whakarōpu, he kōmakatanga
Materials – Ngā matū
Models – He tauira

Resource book:

A complimentary resource book may be downloaded. This contains many useful activities, both pre and post visit, as well as a complete unit plan on Useful chemicals – He matū whai. 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 term 4 South Island tour includes:

Blenheim, Cheviot, Pegasus, Papanui, Burwood, Fendalton, Riccarton, St Martins, Rolleston, Darfield, Ashburton, Fairlie, Oamaru, Dunedin, Balclutha, Gore, Winton, Invercargill, Milton, Palmerston, Waimate, Methven, Hoon Hay, Casebrook, Riccarton, Rangiora, Kaiapoi

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

Online bookings are now open –

Your booking will be confirmed via email.   

As in previous years we urge you to book early to avoid disappointment. We look forward to seeing you and your students. 

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

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

14 October 2019 – 06 December 2019

Further information

Contact: Maureen Jones

 (04) 499 7865