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Fri, 01 Jul



GNS Science School Science Competitions

Applying STEAM to understand more about our local geothermal industry

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GNS Science School Science Competitions
GNS Science School Science Competitions

Time & Location

01 Jul 2022, 9:00 am – 12 Aug 2022, 5:00 pm

Taupō, Taupō, New Zealand

About the Event

Here’s a good reason to inject some steam into your classroom STEAM activities this term!

GNS Science are proud to sponsor this year’s Geothermal School Science Competitions, helping to spark curiosity about STEAM in the next generation and grow understanding of how STEAM is relevant to this uniquely New Zealand source of energy.

Primary school teams are challenged to create a model of a geothermal system, explaining how these form and work, and where these are found.  Winning teams will win a year’s subscription to House of Science for their school!

Secondary school teams are challenged to recommend a national portfolio of future energy sources that will enable New Zealand to meet its Net Carbon Zero goals.  Each member of the winning team will win their very own iPad!

Click below to download flyer for details, including the competition brief, rules and eligibility criteria and how to submit entries.

> Primary School Competition

> Secondary School Competition

Schools will need to register their team entries, and submit actual team entries either electronically or physically.

This event has been possible with the generous support of;

GNS Science

GNS Science, Te Pū Ao, is New Zealand’s leading provider of earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services. Our purpose is to understand natural Earth system processes and resources, and to translate these into economic, environmental and social benefits.  Our expertise in earth science allows us to develop new and innovative uses for geothermal energy.

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