House of Science

The House of Science community outreach facility, based in Tauranga's city centre, was established with funding support from Priority One and the University of Waikato.  It provides a unique opportunity for students and teachers to access new science resources and gain linkages to scientists in the wider community.  After school programmes and teacher professional development sessions are delivered, and innovative science teaching kits created for use in the classroom.

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House of Science

House of Science project aims

Our resources boxes have gone out 687 times so far this year

An average of 1320 students every week are getting hands on science activities as a result of the resouce boxes

Based on a model from Bremen, Germany

Over 22,000 students have used the resources