Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 

Auckland Students Get Chance to Experience Science

Auckland, 5 July - From testing taste buds to creating computer games, an exciting school holiday programme is giving Auckland students the chance to experience science, technology and innovation first hand.

Part of the New Zealand Innovation Festival 2004 (www.nzinnovation.org ) and developed jointly by UNITEC, MIT and AUT, the Sci-Tech Experience (www.sci-tech.org.nz ) is a three-day holiday programme for year 11 (fifth form) students giving them the chance to experience the real life application of science to industry, and raising awareness of career options in the
innovative science fields.

The 14 hands-on workshops from 6-8 July at Unitec New Zealand, MIT, and AUT's Auckland campuses give students the opportunity to take part in a range of activities, from creating personalised computer games or evaluating the tastes of potential food crops, to experimenting with the chemical transformations of elements or investigating human anatomy and physiology using specialised medical equipment.

Other courses include: Electronic Engineering, Food Technology, Boat Design, Applied Maths, CAD for Construction, Fresh Water Ecology, Haematology, Marine Ecology, and Structural Engineering.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Mycoplasma Bovis: More Properties Positive

One of the latest infected properties is in the Hastings district, the other three are within a farming enterprise in Winton. The suspect property is near Ashburton. More>>

ALSO:

Manawatū Gorge Alternative: More Work Needed To Choose Route

“We are currently working closely and in partnership with local councils and other stakeholders to make the right long-term decision. It’s vital we have strong support on the new route as it will represent a very significant long-term investment and it will need to serve the region and the country for decades to come.” More>>

ALSO:

RBNZ: Super Fund Chief To Be New Reserve Bank Governor

Adrian Orr has been appointed as Reserve Bank Governor effective from 27 March 2018, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. More>>

ALSO:

ScoopPro: Helping PR Professionals Get More Out Of Scoop

Scoop.co.nz has been a fixture of New Zealand’s news and Public Relations infrastructure for over 18 years. However, without the financial assistance of those using Scoop in a professional context in key sectors such as Public Relations and media, Scoop will not be able to continue this service... More>>

Insurance: 2017 Worst Year On Record For Weather-Related Losses

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) announced today that 2017 has been the most expensive year on record for weather-related losses, with a total insured-losses value of more than $242 million. More>>

ALSO: