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Technology Websites

  • BP CHALLENGES - Dozens of Free BP Challenges to download and use with your class.
  • CUBED - Use this great site for students to keep up with the science and technology shaping our society.
  • DESIGN A BRIDGE - Designing and building a bridge to withstand earthquakes is no easy challenge. Explore the science, technology and people involved in the bridge with these interactive learning modules and simulations!
  • DESIGN A SATELLITE - How do satellites work? How are they built? What do they do? The complete student guide to satellites including an interactive satellite building exercise.
  • HOW HELICOPTERS WORK - In this science/technology based web project, students learn how the blades of a helicopter provide lift. Students then construct their own paper helicopters from a template and test their creations for speed and distance.
  • HOW STUFF WORKS - The ultimate site for classroom reference for curious students (and curious teachers!). Hundreds and hundreds of simple explanations on virtually any topic you want.
  • HOW THINGS FLY - A delightful interactive animation teaching students about the forces of flight and how they must be in balance. Students use these learning to design their own planes.
  • KIDS DESIGN NETWORK - Students investigate a challenge, dream up a design, and draw plans on the computer. Then, using the Internet, students can show their design to a real engineer! They'll help with the design, so they can go and build it! And best of all, it's free!
  • PACKETVILLE - A really fun site for kids to learn all about the internet. Designed for students 8-12 years (approx).Activities include testing your internet IQ, internet music, internet jokes and much much more. Good sections for teachers and parents.
  • SATELLITE TRACKING - LIVE real time satellite tracking (over New Zealand) and predictions.
  • SOLAR POWER - Solar Power – How it works video link.
  • TEACHER INTERNET LEARNING ADVENTURE - Take this online learning adventure to learn how to make the most of the internet in your classroom.
  • TECHNOLOGY AT HOME - Everyday technology we use at home and when it was invented.
  • THE ENERGY STORY INTERACTIVE - A great new website explaining all things students should know about energy.
  • WELCOME TO THE WEB - Basic student guide to the web, students will find out.What is the Internet? What can it do? How do you move around the Internet? What is a guest book? How do you use them? How can you be safe on the Internet? What is a web browser etc.
  • WELCOME TO THE WEB - Students can take this practical course to learn everything about the internet, including staying safe.