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  • ALL ABOUT ENERGY - A great new explaining all things students should know about energy.
  • BP CHALLENGES ON STARTERS - Dozens of Free BP Challenges to download and use with your class.
  • BRAINPOP FOR EDUCATORS - Games, lesson plans about all aspects of the internet.
  • CURIOUS MINDS - Links to resources that support quality teaching, learning and assessment including a range of online and print resources and a list of organisations that provide educational programmes.
  • 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 CHALLENGES - An educators guide to the theory of design and how to apply it in the classroom with fun and practical design challenges.
  • SATELLITE TRACKING - LIVE real time satellite tracking (over New Zealand) and predictions.
  • SOLAR POWER - Solar Power – How it works video link.
  • TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING - Technology and Engineering teaching resources including design challenges for students.
  • TECHNOLOGY AT HOME - Everyday technology we use at home and when it was invented.