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Outdoor Science Adventures

Check out some of our outdoor science adventures. Field Based STEM facilitators are all passionate and experienced field workers.
Some have spent their working lives in Crown Entities such as GNS, others are experienced teachers with huge experiences leading EOTC, and some have combined their working lives in education and the scientific community. At Field Based STEM, we are proud to claim that every one of our facilitators can provide unrivaled field based experiences.

St. Theresa’s Primary School – Matakitaki a Kupe Reserve

This is a story about pillows but not your usual feathery ones, these pillows are made of basalt, deep underwater. The Matakitaki-a-Kupe has these basalt pillow lava formations in questions and we are taking a trek with teachers from St/ Theresa’s Primary School to look at them.

Kahutara Primary School, Kupe’s sail: Ngā-Rā-o-Kupe

MoE funded PLD at Kahutara Primary School with Field Based STEM PLD Facilitator, Dr. Chris Hollis who specialises in palaeontology and climate change, and has helped establish several field based learning initiatives with schools and iwi groups.

Ōrewa College: ripples tell a story

Ōrewa College have been allocated 120 hours of MoE PLD funding to work with Field Based STEM. Their plan is to build upon an initiative of two teachers, team teaching, an integrated project between Geography and Outdoor Education.

Our team