2015 marks the International Year of Light. During Primary Science Week we will be joining people all around the world in their celebration of Light.
Keep an eye on this page in the coming weeks for more information regarding our 2015 programme for Primary Science Week running from Monday the 4th of May to Friday the 8th of May New Zealand wide.
2015 Photo Competition Winners
See the links below for the information for the 2015 National Investigation:
Light Experiments and Links
Click here for an experiment on making your own Solar Bottle Lights. A fantastic experiment which can easily be linked to the Technology Curriculum.
Click here for an experiment on making a Jelly Optical Fibre. If you get it right, you can watch as the light is reflected inside the Jelly, just like with fibre optic cables.
Click here for 80 One Minute Science Experiments that will bring the Magic into your classroom!
Click here for an investigation into Blending Light with primary colours.
Click here for a huge list of links to Light Experiments and Resources.
Click here for the Auckland Programme.
Click here for the Tauranga Region Programme.
Click here for the Hamilton Programme.
Click here for the Wellington Programme.
Click here for the Canterbury Programme.
- Light demos and activities in Elma Turner Library all week.
- Regional PD for primary teachers, Wednesday after school at Victory Primary School.
- Parents science night at Ngatimoti School, Thursday evening.
- For more info, contact sterling@MrScience.co.nz
Light Photo Competition
Get involved in the National Primary Science Week Light Photo Competition. Click here to download the poster and start thinking about how your school can take part. Photos can be uploaded by clicking here.
Check out all the awesome photos from around the country by clicking here.
Links to the International Year of Light