Mike’s News Dec 6

11 Dec International Mountains day www.fao.org/mnts/intl_mountain_day_en.asp
14 Dec Peak Geminid meteor shower 3am http://www.rasnz.org.nz/in-the-sky/meteor-showers
21 Dec Summer Solstice NZ http://www.rasnz.org.nz/in-the-sky/sun-rise-and-set
Moon 1Q 11 Dec      FM 19 Dec       3Q 27 Dec


  1. Mātauranga Māori
  2. Professional reading/watching:
  3. Student opportunities:


  1. Biology:
  2. Agricultural and Horticultural Science:
  3. Earth & Space Science:
  4. Chemistry:
  5. Physics:
  6. Primary & intermediate:
  7.  Science
  8.  EfS:
  9.  STEM:

Professional Learning & Development (PLD) Opportunities

  1. Learning Network NZ PLD
  2. All are now invited to Steve Spangler’s live PLD for Kesler Science Members! Join the LIVE Zoom workshop on Tues 7 Dec, 7 pm ET (1pm Dec 8 NZT) for demos, lesson ideas, and STEM challenges centered around the holidays.


  1. Otago museum is looking for a Science Communicator and a Science Engagement Coordinator – apply by 13 Dec. And an Education Presenter – apply by Dec 8. https://www.otagomuseum.nz/about/work/

Wishing you a restful break  and a happy Christmas. I’ll see you late January 2022.

Cheers, Mike

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