The Education Centre at Kiwi North provides a stimulating learning environment where students can carry out hands-on investigations and explore the technology of collection items.

  • Space Science

    Explore the physical world with rockets, planet earth & beyond with planispheres, prepare for the Wonder Project Rocket Challenge and discover the work of NASA and Rocket Lab. 

    Suitable: Year 5 - 8
  • Light and colour

    Hands-on investigation with a mix of art and science. Students explore light and colour, mixing pigments, how the eye sees and have fun with optical illusions.

    Suitable: Year 4 - 8
  • Sense and sound

    Students carry out their own experiments to discover all about pitch, tone, harmonics, how the ear works and how we hear music. Hands-on investigation combining science with music and technology.

    Suitable: Year 3 - 8
  • Wheels that work

    Students explore the transport collection, heritage machinery and discover all sorts of amazing connections! A great way to investigate maths and materials technology with fun experiments using scientific concepts.

    Suitable: Year 4 - 8.
  • Communication Through the Ages

    Hands on study of communication through the ages, including the development of technology and writing, symbols,art and the secret messages they hide, codes and code breaking. Students explore what forms communication can take and its effects on society, have fun creating thier own codes and other practical activities.

    Suitable: Year 3 - 8.
  • GNS Science

    A unique opportunity to think about our local geology makeup and monitoring the changes in real time in order to prevent natural events becoming community disasters.

    Suitable: Year 3 - 8