||This site is a
comprehensive Internet encyclopedia of Ancient Greece in an easy to navigate A-Z format.
Nye's Simple Machines
ideas about levers, pulleys, screws and ramps.
software for use on the Internet. Development of reading, math, and science skills using
interactive workbook exercises and mini-lessons.
|ePALS Classroom Exchange
keypals search engine
challenges have excited climbers as much as Mt Everest. This site looks at the successes
and failures through the years, as well as the environmental issues etc.
||The Ministry of
Education's Strategy for Schools for Interactive Education - Information &
||A site for parents
of young children. Features ideas for education, activities, message boards and more.
|International Antarctic Centre
experience the adventures of Antartica - lots to explore and things to do.
site for children and educators. Teaches French through music, arts and crafts, and
teaching aids. Also info on how to mount a children's festival.
treasure maps to helping children find pen pals, this site offers many simple, fun
activities to teach youngsters the fundamentals of geography. From the U.S. Department of
Dacta at Avondale School
Hawthornthwaite is a senior teacher who has been using Lego dacta resources for the last 5
years. This site looks at some of the ways this has been used and some of the childrens
Learn and Do Projects
||Simple machines to
|Ministry of Education
||The New Zealand
Ministry of Edcuation site with links to many other items of interest to teachers.
collection of links to sites on Natural Disasters, such as Earthquakes,
Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Hurricanes, Tornados etc, compiled especially
for New Zealand schools.
|New Zealand Council for
history and scope of the NZCER and contains a large Assessment Resource Bank covering
Mathematics, Science and English from which items can be downloaded with the appropriate
user-id and password.
|New Zealand Qualifications
||The NZQA web site
carries the unit standards and qualifications for all industries on the National
Qualifications Framework. These can be downloaded and printed free of charge.
|New Zealand Teachers' Science Helpline
||Expert answers provided free of charge to NZ science teachers by experts from the University of Otago.
tutor for children up to 10 years. Includes practice problems, assistance, links and chat.
Space and Beyond
collection of links to Space and Space Related sites compiled especially
for New Zealand schools.
|Problem Solving Maths
||Based on the NZ
curriculum, this is a new fascinating site for exploring mathematics for levels 1-4.
|Te Ohu Kai Moana
||Explores the work
of the Te Ohu Kai Moana (Treaty of Waiatangi Fisheries Commission) together with the
people and the industry that it serves. Great study site for levels 3-5.
|Teachers @ Work
||A site run by Mark
Treadwell, an Auckland-based education consultant and although it has a commercial bias
some of the free links are rather good.
||The 'starters and
strategies' teacher's magazine site designed for NZ teachers.
|Telecom Wonders of the
updating site containing very high quality teaching materials and other information.
|The Resource Guide
||A comprehensive database of Science and
Technology Resources available in New Zealand. A database for NZ educators.
|The Science of Cycling
||A site about how a
bicycle works - looks a wheels, gears etc
||A must site for
details regarding NZ's founding document.
|Wow! it's science
||New Zealand's innovative website for
students, educators, industry professionals, the media, communicators and other
intelligent life forms wired into science and technology
|Yuckiest site on the Internet
||Explore the living
sciences of entomology, earth science, and human biology through roaches, earthworms and
the mysterious human body