Resource Library

Our Rotorua library of Primary School Science Resource kits...

  • Cover a vast range of relevant topics
  • Include at least 5 hands-on experiments, catering for Year 1-8 students
  • Are easy to use - everything a teacher needs is in the kit, including all consumables
  • Include bi-lingual student instructions and teacher manual
  • Are fully aligned with the NZ curriculumĀ  and many reflect current National Science research

Kits are booked for one week at a time and are delivered to/collected from our member schools in the Rotorua lakes region. Please click here if you are interested in becoming a House of Science member school.

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House of Science is passionate about inspiring young New Zealanders' interest in science through tangible learning experiences. We are a charitable trust providing quality science resources to schools and professional learning for teachers to promote positive engagement with science in all its forms.

Teachers, students and the wider community can access our diverse programmes and educational materials including

  • A comprehensive science resource library for primary schools
  • Teacher professional development
  • Annual science conference

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Sep 24
24th Sep: Eureka the mini-musical

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Aug 10
Symposium keynote speaker announced

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May 26
MetService 'Weather Ready' kit revealed at Space and Science Festival

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Aug 10
Watch a resource kit video

Chris unpacks the ESR 'Who-Diddit' kit to show how each resource kit is full of incredible..

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Aug 08
Invasion Busters board games makes it onto the news!

We recently worked with AgResearch Scientist and board game enthusiast John Kean on a new..

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Jun 21
Annual report published

The first annual report for the House of Science NZ Charitable trust was published recently, and..

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