Science Investigations for the Classroom

Skills related to both science and self-management lie behind productive science investigations that tangibly advance learning. Recognising the value of both, the Science Investigations for the Classroom series offers a wealth of activities aimed at developing students’ abilities to design and run experiments and to undertake investigations outside the laboratory in any branch of science.

Ages: 11-15 years

About the Author

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Brenda Greene gained an MSc from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and worked as a scientist, publishing papers on the genetics and conservation of New Zealand birds. She gained a Diploma in Teaching and Learning from Canterbury University, and taught science at the Orana Wildlife Park and in Christchurch secondary schools. She enjoys hands-on science, and is always inventing new experiments for her students to do.