Science Roadshow

Projects and programmes New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 09 April 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAJb7

The Science Roadshow is again on tour during 2021 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 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.   

The programme lasts for 80 minutes and includes:

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

New exhibit themes 
Electricity, Fair Tests, Flight Lab, Human Performance, Light, Magnetism

Resource Book:
The complimentary resource book contains many useful activities, both pre and post visit, as well as a complete unit plan on Flight.  This resource 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 2021 tour includes: 

Term 2
Taranaki, King Country, Waikato, Auckland, Northland

Term 3
Auckland, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, Eat Cape, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington

Term 4
Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

03 May 2021 – 03 December 2021

Further information

Contact: Maureen Jones

 (04) 499 7865