Science

Science Taster

Science Laboratory Experience

This is a practical course which covers laboratory based aspects of the chemistry and biology curriculum and can be tailored to suit student requirements.

  • Open to Year 9–13 students.

  • Minimum 10 students – Maximum 16 students.

Schedule: 9.00am – 3.00pm, dates available upon application.

Cost: $55 plus GST per student.

Location: This course is held in the Applied and Environmental Science Building, Raumanga Campus, Whangarei.

What to bring: Closed shoes. Lab coats will be provided.

Freshwater Ecology (Landcare Use)

This is a practical freshwater ecology course which covers physical and chemical sampling of a stream plus macroinvertebrate identification leading to a macroinvertebrate community score giving us information concerning the health of the local stream. Covers the use of dissecting microscopes.

  • Open to Year 11 to 13 students only.

  • Minimum 8 students - Maximum 16 students.

Schedule: 9.00am – 3.00pm, dates available upon application.

Cost: $55 plus GST per student (includes materials and use of microscopes).

Location: This course is held in the Applied and Environmental Science Building, Raumanga Campus, Whangarei.

What to bring: Spare clothes and closed shoes. Waders are provided.