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== [http://lens.auckland.ac.nz/index.php/2009_Seminar_Series LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series]  ==
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The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series uses a Satellite Television Broadcast, Skype Chat Room and Wiki to bring Year 13 students from throughout New Zealand together for regular seminars, designed to provide learning extension opportunities that link current NZ scientific research to concepts in the school curriculum. The programme is designed to be a partnership between schools and LENScience. The technology model used in delivery was designed by The University of Auckland Information Technology Services and KordiaTM.
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== [[2011_Seminar_Series|LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series 2011]]  ==
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The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series brings Year 13 students from throughout New Zealand together for regular seminars, designed to provide learning extension opportunities that link current New Zealand scientific research to concepts in the school curriculum.
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The LENScience 2009 Seminar Series will involve 8 seminars for Y13 Biology Students during terms 2 - 4 and be available to all schools in New Zealand via satellite Television Broadcast and the National Education Network. Funding and support in-kind for the programme has been provided by the Liggins Institute, KordiaTM, University of Auckland ITS, National Research Centre for Growth and Development, and VoltTV.
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'''There is no charge to schools for participating in this award winning education programme, however schools must register and agree to the terms and conditions.'''
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<big><big><font color="#0000ff">'''Kordia-LENScience partnership wins TUANZ Education Innovation Award 2009'''</font></big></big> [http://www.liggins.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/liggins/news/2009/09/liggins-kordia-partnership-wins-tuanz-education-award-2009.cfm read more.........]  
<big><big><font color="#0000ff">'''Kordia-LENScience partnership wins TUANZ Education Innovation Award 2009'''</font></big></big> [http://www.liggins.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/liggins/news/2009/09/liggins-kordia-partnership-wins-tuanz-education-award-2009.cfm read more.........]  
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<br>The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is designed to assist Year 13 Biology students in New Zealand Schools who are aiming at achieving at Merit-Excellence-Scholarship level.  
<br>The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is designed to assist Year 13 Biology students in New Zealand Schools who are aiming at achieving at Merit-Excellence-Scholarship level.  
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Students from all New Zealand schools are able to participate in this programme which will run during Terms 2 - 4 of the school year. For more information please [[Information for Students|click here.]]  
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Students from all New Zealand schools are able to participate in this programme which will run during Terms&nbsp;1 - 4 of the school year. For more information please [[Information for Students|click here.]]  
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<br>The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is open to all New Zealand Schools who are offering NCEA Biology. It is designed to operate in partnership with the school, providing extension resources for teachers and interaction between teachers, students and scientists on a regular basis. The programme will run during Terms 2 - 4 of the school year.  
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<br>The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is open to all New Zealand Schools who are offering NCEA Biology. It is designed to operate in partnership with the school, providing extension resources for teachers and interaction between teachers, students and scientists on a regular basis. The programme will run during Terms 1 - 4 of the school year.  
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The programme delivery via television is designed to overcome the broadband problems that many NZ schools experience. There is no charge for schools to particpate.  
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The programme delivery via television is designed to overcome the broadband problems that many NZ schools experience. There is no charge for schools to participate.  
For more information and to register your school, [[Information for Teachers and Schools|please click here.]]  
For more information and to register your school, [[Information for Teachers and Schools|please click here.]]  
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== [[2010 Seminar Series|2010 LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series]]  ==
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To see the 2010 seminar series and archives of all broadcasts and discussions, [[2010 Seminar Series|click here]].
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== [[2009 Seminar Series|2009 LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series]]  ==
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To see the 2009 seminar series and archives of all broadcasts and discussions, [[2009 Seminar Series|click here]].
== [[Sem2008|2008 LENScience Seminar Series]]  ==
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A trial involving students from Kaitaita, Auckland, Tauranga and Gisborne was held in 2008.&nbsp;
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A trial involving students from Kaitaita, Auckland, Tauranga and Gisborne was held in 2008.  
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To see the 2008 seminar series [[Sem2008|click here ]]<br>  
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The 2008 programme was evaluated by means of student and teacher questionairres. [[Media:2008_Trial_Report.pdf|Click here]] to read this report.  
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The 2008 programme was evaluated by means of student and teacher questionnaires. [[Media:Scientists_in_High_School_Classrooms_vai_Interactive_TV_ASERSA09.pdf|Click here]] to read this report.  
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[http://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Category:Staff_IT_Conference_2008 Click here] to see a presentation on this trial by Jacquie Bay, Robert Hamilton and Micheal Keefe.&nbsp;
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[http://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Category:Staff_IT_Conference_2008 Click here] to see a presentation on this trial by Jacquie Bay, Robert Hamilton and Micheal Keefe.

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LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series 2011

The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series brings Year 13 students from throughout New Zealand together for regular seminars, designed to provide learning extension opportunities that link current New Zealand scientific research to concepts in the school curriculum.


The seminars are broadcast via both Satellite Television and the High Speed KAREN National Education Network.

Web 2.0 tools (Wiki and live chat) create interactivity between students and scientists, and between students and teachers in participating schools.


There is no charge to schools for participating in this award winning education programme, however schools must register and agree to the terms and conditions.

For more information click here






Kordia-LENScience partnership wins TUANZ Education Innovation Award 2009 read more.........





Information for Students


The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is designed to assist Year 13 Biology students in New Zealand Schools who are aiming at achieving at Merit-Excellence-Scholarship level.

Students from all New Zealand schools are able to participate in this programme which will run during Terms 1 - 4 of the school year. For more information please click here.


Information for Teachers and Schools


The LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series is open to all New Zealand Schools who are offering NCEA Biology. It is designed to operate in partnership with the school, providing extension resources for teachers and interaction between teachers, students and scientists on a regular basis. The programme will run during Terms 1 - 4 of the school year.

The programme delivery via television is designed to overcome the broadband problems that many NZ schools experience. There is no charge for schools to participate.

For more information and to register your school, please click here.


2010 LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series

To see the 2010 seminar series and archives of all broadcasts and discussions, click here.

2009 LENScience Senior Biology Seminar Series

To see the 2009 seminar series and archives of all broadcasts and discussions, click here.

2008 LENScience Seminar Series

A trial involving students from Kaitaita, Auckland, Tauranga and Gisborne was held in 2008.

To see the 2008 seminar series click here


The 2008 programme was evaluated by means of student and teacher questionnaires. Click here to read this report.

Click here to see a presentation on this trial by Jacquie Bay, Robert Hamilton and Micheal Keefe.