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Science doesn’t have to be boring! Our website is here to show you that there are so many exciting and fun subjects within science that you can study and learn about.

The activities you find on this website have been created by each of the schools and departments in the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland:

  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Chemical Sciences
  • School of Computer Science
  • School of Environment
  • Department of Exercise Sciences
  • Institute of Marine Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • School of Psychology
  • Department of Statistics

Having so many schools and departments doing amazing scientific research means it is easy to show you one of the coolest things about science – it is everywhere! Whether we’re talking about your favourite website, the colour your parents dye their hair or why your feet get smelly, if you look behind the scenes of almost anything, you will find science in the answer.

Explore the website – we hope you love it as much as we do.

Take part in our Mini Degree quiz and shine on our leaderboard. Find out more and have a go!

Congratulations to all those that made the leaderboard.

1 Karar A.
Reremoana School
4 minutes, 39 seconds
2 Adam W.
albany junior high school
8 minutes, 58 seconds
3 Elsa P.
Waiau Pa School
12 minutes, 37 seconds
4 Kirke S.
Te Kura o Te Whānau ā Apanui
3 minutes, 14 seconds
5 Janine B.
3 minutes, 51 seconds
6 Jason L.
3 minutes, 54 seconds
7 Tam A.
Wah Ine School
7 minutes, 53 seconds
8 Pippa W.
Waiau Pa
10 minutes, 32 seconds
9 Tharshinie A.
Albany Junior High School
11 minutes, 8 seconds
10 Aaron A.
15 minutes, 25 seconds