Special Focus Grant Recipients 2010

Curious Classrooms Project: to encourage interest and engagement in science for primary aged children in South Auckland

 

Auckland Council
Botanic Gardens, Ambury Farm, Auckland Zoo and Wai Care delivering projects relating to global warming, plants and animals.  The schools participating in these projects include: Wymondley Schools, Dawson Road School, Ferguson Intermediate School,Rongomai School.

$20,448

Auckland Science Teachers Association (ASTA)
Planning and support, workshops and sharing learnings

$3,010

Ashby Science Advice
Flight and Transport – hot air balloons, gliders, kites, sail boats/carts.  The school participating in the project is Wesley Intermediate.

$3,750

Science Road Show
Delivering a range of science engaging projects (forces, energy, magnetism and chemical change) to the following 7 schools: Flat Bush, Bairds Mainfreight, Mayfield, Yendarra, May Road, Owairaka, New Windsor.

$42,741

StarDome
Astrology “Real Stars”.  The schools participating in this project include: East Tamaki Primary School, St. John the Evangelist

$9,656

Starlab
Solar System/Astronomy.  The school participating in this project isChrist the King.

$4,030

GNS Science
Projects to inspire young scientists through authentic science experiences 

$38,700

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