Apologia (creation-based science courses)

Crash Course (free YouTube channel with content covering chemistry, ecology and biology)

LearnWell Science Titles (Years 3-13) NCHENZ members receive additional 10% off total order, input code NCHENZ10OFF when you order online

Fun Science Experiments for Kids: Cool projects and easy ideas for children (NZ website, free)

Homeschool Astronomy (curriculum with some free content)

House of Science (library of bilingual science kits for their member groups to borrow; join a local House of Science branch to access these)

I. Science MaTe (free online science courses in life cycle, water cycle, rocks, universe, and plate tectonics)

LEARNZ is a gateway to virtual field trips which take students to remote places all over New Zealand, Antarctica and beyond through online video, audio feeds, and associated activities. There are many field trips to choose from – you can browse using a map or by searching on a particular topic. (NZ website, free)

National Geographic Kids (free games, animals, photos, stories, etc)

NZ Birds Online: The digital encyclopedia of NZ birds (NZ website, free)

NZ Labratory Education (NZ government-funded specialist provider of laboratory education. Programmes range from beginner to postgraduate. Some or all materials free or available for minimal fees.)

PhET Interactive Simulations (free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations)

Precious Metals (collection of links exploring gold, silver and other metals as well as the periodic table)

Royal Society resources (free educational resources that support the national curriculum, NZ website)

Science Award Trust (activity challenges, certificates and badges for ages 7-14yrs)

j0439375Science For Home Educators (physics and chemistry courses run by a home educator)

SPCA Education Programme (free online animal welfare education programme)

StudyJams: Science (free educational website covering plants, animals, human body, ecosystems, geology, weather, solar system, matter, motion, and energy)

The Happy Scientist (study units on life, earth, chemical, space and physical sciences; some free content)

The Homeschool Kit Co (science-oriented kits for hire)

The Story of Science: Aristotle leads the way, by Joy Hakim [book]

Virtual Incredible Science (University of Auckland website, free)