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Check our Resources pages for useful material.

Long time science educator and member of the Geoeducation Interest Group, Dr Glenn Vallender (  has a website with a lot of Earth Science resources here.

Download Glenn's presentation at the 2012 GSNZ conference as a 1Mb file here.

 Kasper van Wijk's presentation on "Cheap, simple and robust seismometers for New Zealand Schools" here . Contact Kasper at

 A Geoeducation survey for educators can be accessed here. Another more general survey for all interested in Geoeducation in NZ is here. Your feedback would be greatly appreciated. The .pdf you should be able to fill in with Adobe Acrobat 10 following the instructions in the .pdf. The second is a Word doc. On completion save the file(s), then send the .pdf as "GeoEd survey-signed.pdf" and/or the Word .doc to Glenn at as an attachment.