Nanogirl Labs Donating Kitchen Science Cookbook to Schools
September 28th, 2018
Labs Are Donating the Kitchen Science Cookbook
to Every Decile 1 & 2 Primary School in New Zealand
Nanogirl Lab are delighted to announce the donation of their international best-selling science book The Kitchen Science Cookbook to every decile 1 & 2 primary school in New Zealand.
The Kitchen Science Cookbook is a beautiful hardcover recipe book with a twist: every recipe is a science experiment that can done at home - or in school - using only easy-to-find ingredients. Launched in New Zealand earlier this year, the book is a best-seller both in New Zealand, and in the United Kingdom.
Nanogirl Labs Ltd - a social enterprise based in Auckland - created and published The Kitchen Science Cookbook. The book is available through their 'Buy One, Give One' programme - for every copy of the book purchased directly from Nanogirl Labs, a copy is gifted to a family, school or community that would not otherwise be able to explore science in this way. Designed to be readily accessible - each recipe takes less than $1.50 of ingredients to complete - the gift can make a real difference in enabling families to explore science at home.
"We created Nanogirl Labs because we believe that everyone should have access to quality STEM education.", said Dr Michelle Dickinson, author of The Kitchen Science Cookbook. "We've been thrilled to see so many teachers using the book to bring more science into their classrooms. This donation, made possible by our amazing supporters, means that thousands of children from all over New Zealand will have the opportunity to explore science in class."
Joe Davis is Co-Founder & CEO of Nanogirl Labs. "Almost 450 copies of The Kitchen Science Cookbook are now on their way to classrooms around New Zealand thanks to the generous support of our amazing customers who purchased the book, and our key partners.", says Davis.
"As a social enterprise, our focus is to do well while doing good. The book has been a great success here at home and overseas - as a result, we're able to support hundreds of teachers in some of New Zealand's lowest socio-economic regions as they teach the next generation of innovators, inventors and explorers. Diversity in STEM fields matters, and we're taking direct steps to make sure everyone has the opportunity to learn and take part in these fields."
This donation is a direct result of customers in New Zealand purchasing the book through Nanogirl Labs' 'Buy One, Give One' programme. Nanogirl Labs is grateful for the support of NZ Couriers and Learning Network NZ in distributing the books, and to the team at School Kit for their help coordinating with each of the recipient schools.