Earth & Beyond

Planet Earth and Beyond education programmes

Water Crystals

NE - Year 2

Freddy Frog has lost his sparkly crystal.  Students help Freddy learn about the water cycle and how, when water is very cold, it can create 'crystals'.
Areas covered include; Solid, Liquid and Gas, Floating and Sinking, Surface Tension, Mixing Liquids, Dissolving, and Water in the environment.

Nature of Science L1 & 2
Planet Earth L1 & 2
Physical World L1 & 2
Material World L1 & 2
Living World L1 & 2

Space Odyssey

NE - Year 4

Blast off on a learning journey in space. Students work with our range of interactives that cover the moon, day/night, the sun and the planets of the solar system.

Nature of Science L1 & 2
Planet Earth L1 & 2

You may like to combine this programme with Discovery Dome Astronomy.

Discovery Dome Astronomy

NE - Year 9

Experience the wonders of the night sky in the Brian Mason Discovery Dome.
Science Alive! astronomy programmes use digital technology to bring the planets, stars and moons to your school.

Costs:
NE - Year 4,  30 minutes -  $4.00
Year 5 to 8,  40 minutes - $4.50
Year 9+, 45 minutes - $5.00

Discovery Dome Matariki

Year 3 - 8

For thousands of years people have looked to the stars with wonder. We have created grand tales of heroes and monsters, this has allowed important knowledge to pass between generations.  The Māori kōrero about the stars include important information about creation, the seasons, food havesting and navigation.

Our Discovery Dome Matariki programme can help your classes celebrate a siginifcant time in the Māori calendar and learn traditional Māori Starlore (Tātai Arorangi).

Cost: $4.00 per student

Destination Space

Year 5 - 8

Explore the universe in our hands-on astronomy programme. Investigate moon phases, the planets, stars and much more.

Nature of Science L3 & 4
Planet Earth L3 to 5
Living World L1 & 2

You may like to combine this programme with Discovery Dome Astronomy.