The Resource Centre contains practical material about good teaching and learning in the tertiary sector. The Resources can come from the Communities and Project Groups on the site. The Resources are high-quality, well-presented, evidence-based, and relevant to New Zealand.
This section includes items relevant to the teaching of Natural and Physical Sciences including Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Astronomy.
Most recent resources about Natural and Physical Science
A series of booklets offering a practical introduction to using drawing and other visual methods to support undergraduate and postgraduate learning and research in every discipline - not just those with which these activities are usually associated.
This one-year TLRI study aimed to investigate the development of teachers’ own mathematical knowledge for teaching. Seven secondary teachers from the Auckland region each developed some aspect of their mathematical knowledge.
Physclips is a multimedia introduction to mechanics and areas of electricity and magnetism suitable for use by teachers, while students may use the whole package for self instruction or for reference. The level is approximately that of introductory university or advanced high school (For some primary school resources,
Achieving the most effective, evidence-based science education (effective science education, backed by evidence). The Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative is a five-year, $12M project at The University of British Columbia aimed at dramatically improving undergraduate science education.
This project aimed to identify gaps and opportunities for biotechnology learning and teaching in Australia and to discover pathways to enhance the quality of curriculum in biotechnology and biotechnology-related programs across the higher education sector.
The idea for this online book of resources was to further intellectual discussion and debate about the scholarship of teaching and learning by showcasing research and scholarship on teaching and learning practice in the University of Sydney and demonstrating how such work had contributed to the improvement of teaching and student learning practice.