Science Roadshow

Projects and programmes New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 19 January 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAGDo

Now in its 33rd year, the Science Roadshow is back on the road for 2021.

The Science Roadshow  ( strongly supports the Nature of Science strand and the Five Foundational Science Capabilities and is an exciting and entertaining learning programme of two live demonstrations and 55-60 hands-on exhibits that broaden students' knowledge of the STEM subjects.   

Each year our shows, themes, exhibits and classroom-ready resources change — all designed to support and augment the delivery of curricula as well as enthusing and stimulating teachers and students.

The programme lasts for 80 minutes and includes two fantastic live shows:

"Experimenting!" - thinking scientifically and learning how to experiment
"Up, down, all around” - the science of gases.

PLUS A range of over 60 hands-on exhibits grouped under the themes of:
Electricity, Fair Tests, Flight Lab, Human Performance, Light, Magnetism

Bookings can be made online at www.roadshow.orgAdmission is $9 per student.  Teachers and accompanying adults are free.

Your booking will be confirmed via email with access to a complementary Resource Book containing ready-to-use classroom science activity sheets, including a complete science unit on Flight. This will help you further incorporate your visit to the Science Roadshow into your teaching programme.

Our 2021 itinerary includes:

Term 1 - Christchurch (Avonhead, West Melton, Casebrook, Kaiapoi), Richmond, Stoke, Motueka, Takaka, Nelson, Blenheim, Picton, Kapiti Coast, Otaki, Levin, Palmerston North, Marton, Whanganui, Stratford, Inglewood, New Plymouth.

Term 2 - Waikato/King Country, Papakura, Auckland, Rodney, Northland, North Shore

Term 3 - Auckland, South Auckland, Tauranga, Eastern Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawkes, Bay, Wairarapapa, Hutt Valley, Wellington

Term 4 - Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

08 March 2021 – 03 December 2021

Further information

Contact: Maureen Jones

 (04) 499 7865