Go to our new-look site, it combines the Biotechnology and Science Learning Hubs with a new look and new functionality. This is our legacy site and is no longer maintained.



Use this section to find out how to use the website effectively.

About New Zealand schools

Find out about New Zealand Curriculum levels and how they correspond to students’ ages and year levels at school.

About us

The Science Learning Hub is a national project designed to support the effective teaching of science in New Zealand schools. It is funded by the New Zealand government through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and managed by the University of Waikato.


This website has been designed to support New Zealand e-government and World Wide Web Consortium Accessibility Initiative good practice guidelines.

Contact us

Details on how to get in contact with us.

Copyright and privacy

Read the terms and conditions that govern this website.

Finding your way around

Read about the various resources available on the Science Learning Hub and how to use the site.

My Sci help

My Sci provides you with enhanced features to help you make the most of the New Zealand Science Learning Hub.

Register for My Sci

Register for our free My Sci service and you can access additional website features.

SciTV App

The free Science Learning App - SciTV - showcases the video and images contained within our contexts and science stories, find out more here.


Tips on how to search for resources on the site.

Social media and connections

Through social media and the Pond we connect students and teachers with scientists and explore the latest NZ scientific research and science education trends.

Technical help

Find out about accessibility, bookmarking favourite pages, making your home page the NZ Science Learning Hub, print settings, screen settings, viewing site content and watching video clips.

Video help

Find out about the various video options on the Science Learning Hub and helpful tips.