Welcome to Science Outreach
The Outreach Programme was established at the University of Canterbury in 1999 to enhance science education in secondary schools and to encourage students to study more science.
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News and Events
He Puna Pūtaiao programme for Year 10 Māori students
We are looking forward to the fourth He Puna Pūtaiao programme for young Māori school students this coming Spring. Details.
Mini periodic tables available for NZ schools
Class sets of the mini-periodic tables produced for schools are available free-of-charge.
Castle Hill Basin field guide
The Geological Sciences department has worked with Outreach to provide a free, full colour field guide to the Castle Hill Basin area.
Chatham Islands biology teacher resources
Extensive teacher resources, based on the research of UC scientists on Rangatira Island in the Chatham Islands are available. Each curriculum level has its own teaching unit, and the fantastic flash animation "Explore Rangatira Island" will appeal to all age groups.