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A
Aerodynamics
What makes things fly?
Air
How can air inflate a balloon?
Allergies
What is an allergic reaction?
Apples
How do apples grow?
Autumn
What happens to leaves in Autumn?
B
Bacteria
What happens when you don’t brush your teeth?
Balance
How do you make things balance?
Balls
Why do some balls go further than others?
Beachflags
Why are there flags on the beach?
Bees
Why do bees make honey?
Belly Button
Why do you have a Belly Button?
Bike Gears
Why do bikes have gears?
Birds Singing
Why do birds sing?
Blackhole
What is a black hole in space?
Blood
Why does your body need blood?
Blush
Why do we blush?
Body Noises
Why does my body make rude noises?
Bogies
Why do you get bogies up your nose?
Bone
How does a bone heal?
Boulders
What are these boulders made of?
Brain
What does my brain do?
Bread
How does bread get made at the supermarket?
Bridges
How do you build a strong bridge?
Bubble
How do you make the biggest bubble?
Building
How do buildings stay up?
Butter
How do you change milk into cheese and butter?
C
Cabbage
What makes purple cabbage juice turn red?
Cake
What does it take to make the perfect cake?
Camera
How does a camera work?
Capillary
What is the best material to clean up spilt spaghetti?
Cars
How do cars work?
Cartoon
How do the pictures in a cartoon move?
Cat Communication
What is your cat trying to tell you?
Caterpillar
How does a caterpillar change into a butterfly?
Cats
What makes a cat a cat and not another animal?
Cavaties
Why do we get holes in our teeth?
Cheese
How do you change milk into cheese and butter?
Chocolate
Why can’t you just eat chocolate?
Cicada
What does a cicada look like?
Cold One
What happens when I get a cold?
Cold Two
How do you keep warm in Antarctica?
Colour
What is colour?
Compost
What good is a rotten apple?
Computers
How does a computer work?
Cows
How does grass get turned into milk?
Cranes
How do cranes on building sites work?
Crystals
What are crystals?
D
Dam
What does a dam do?
Dead
Is this bug dead?
Digestion
What happens when you eat baked beans?
Digestion
What happens when you eat baked beans?
Dinosaur One
Were there dinosaurs in New Zealand?
Dinosaur Two
Why did dinosaurs become extinct?
Dissolving
What’s the best way to dissolve drinking chocolate?
Distance
Why do things look smaller the further away they are?
Dizzy
Why does spinning around make you dizzy?
Dog
How do you take care of a dog?
Dolphin
Is a Dolphin a fish?
Drinking Water
Why do I need to drink water?
Dyes
How do you get purple wool?
E
Ears
How do ears work?
Earth
What is the earth made of?
Earthquake
What makes an earthquake?
Earthspace
What does the earth look like from a space rocket?
Earthspin
Why don’t we feel the earth moving?
Eels
How do you catch an eel?
Egg
Why does an egg have a shell?
Electricity
How can a bird sit on a power line without getting electrocuted?
Elephants
Why aren’t elephants purple?
Energy
Why does exercise make me tired?
Eruption
What happens when a volcano erupts?
Evolution
How long has there been life on earth?
Exercise
Why does exercise make me tired?
Eye
How does the eye work?
F
Feeding
How do you attract a shark’s attention?
Feet
Why don’t animals have feet like ours?
First Aid
What do you do when an accident happens?
Fish
How do fish breathe underwater?
Fish Swim
Why do fish swim so fast?
Fizz
What makes things fizz?
Flies Walking
How do flies walk on walls and ceilings?
Float
Why do some things float and some things sink?
Foodchain
What is a food chain?
Forensic
How can I tell who ate my lunch?
Fossil
What is a fossil?
Friction
What would you use to make a really fast slide?
Fridges
How does a fridge make things cool?
Frogs
What’s so special about native New Zealand Frogs?
Fruit
What is the difference between fruit and vegetables?
G
Galileo
Which one would hit the ground first?
Garden
What lives in the garden?
Genetics
Why do you look like you?
Germs
Why do I need to wash my hands?
Geysers
How do geysers work?
Ginger Beer
How can I make soft drinks at home?
Glass
What is glass?
Glasses
Why do some people have to wear glasses?
Glow-worms
Why do glow-worms glow?
Goggles
How do goggles help us to see better underwater?
Gold
How do you find gold?
Goosepimples
What causes goose pimples?
Gravel
Where does gravel come from?
Gravity
Why do astronauts bounce on the moon?
Grow
How does your body know to grow?
Gyroscope
What does a gyroscope do?
H
Habitats
Where does a worm like to live?
Hair
Which grows faster your hair or your nails?
Handedness
Why are people right and left handed?
Hangi
How do you make a hangi?
Happy
Why don’t I feel happy all the time?
Harbour Bridge
Why did they put the Auckland Harbour Bridge there?
Headlice
What are head lice?
Heart
Why does your heart beat?
Heat
How do I boil an egg?
Helicopter
How does a helicopter fly?
Helmet
Why do I have to wear a cycle helmet?
Hiccups
What causes Hiccups?
High-Flying Planes
Why do planes fly so high?
Hot Air Balloon
How does a hot air balloon work?
Houseflies
What job do houseflies do?
I
Ice
Why does ice cream melt so fast?
Ice Cream Pain
How can eating ice cream give you a pain in the head?
Icky
What icky things does your body do?
Inertia
Why do you have to wear a seatbelt?
Internet
How does the Internet work?
J
Jelly Beans
How are jelly beans made?
K
Kauri Snail
What does a kauri snail eat?
L
Lake
How did this lake get here?
Letters
Where do letters go when you post them?
Lever
What is a lever?
Lifejackets
Why do we need to wear lifejackets?
Lightbulb
How does a light bulb work?
Lighthouse
What does a lighthouse do?
Long Jump
Why does running really fast help you to jump further?
Lungs
What do your lungs do?
M
Machines
What is a simple machine?
Magic
Is there any magic in science?
Magnetism
What makes a compass point North?
Mammal
What makes a mammal a mammal?
Maps
What are maps?
Marlborough Sounds
How were the Marlborough Sounds made?
Microwave
What is the difference between an oven and a microwave?
Milk
What happens to milk after it comes out of the cow?
Mirror
What is a mirror?
Mix
How come some liquids don’t mix?
Moa
What happened to the moa?
Mobile
How does a mobile phone work?
Moeraki
What are these boulders made of?
Money
Why do we have money?
Months
Why do different months of the year have different numbers of days?
Moon
Why does the moon change its shape?
Moon II
Where did the moon come from?
Mountains
How are mountains made?
Mouse
Why does a mouse like to live in a house?
Muffin
What does it take to make the perfect cake?
Muscle
What do you have muscles for?
Mussels
How do mussels grow?
N
Newspaper
How are newspapers made?
Night
What makes night and day?
O
Oil
Where does oil come from?
P
Paper
Why use toilet paper and not other kinds of paper?
Parachute
How does a parachute work?
Pendulums
Why do some clocks have pendulums on them?
Penguin
Why don’t penguins fly?
Pets
How do you take care of a dog?
Photosynthesis
How does a tree eat?
Pimples
What is a pimple?
Planet
What would it be like to live on another planet?
Plants
How do plants grow?
Plastic
What is plastic?
Police
What do the police do?
Poos
Why do your poos smell?
Popcorn
What makes popcorn pop?
Powhiri
What happens at a Powhiri?
Prickles
Why do some plants have prickles?
Prime Minister
What does the Prime Minister do?
Q
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R
Rain
Why does it rain?
Rainbow
Where do rainbows come from?
Reflexes
What is a reflex?
Refrigerator
Why do we keep food in the refrigerator?
Roads
How do you build a road?
Robots
What is a Robot?
Rock Pools
What lives in a rock pool?
Rockets
How do rockets work?
Rocks
What makes some rocks sparkle?
Rubbish
How much rubbish does a person make in one day?
Rust
Why does metal rust?
S
Salt
Where does salt come from?
Saltwater
Why is seawater salty?
Sand
Why does a beach have sand?
Sandfly
Why does a sandfly bite?
Satellite One
How does TV show us something that’s happening on the other side of the world?
Satellite Two
Why don’t Satellites fall out of the sky?
School Past
What was school like a long time ago?
Seasickness
Why do we get seasick?
Secrets
How can I see the missing words?
Sensors
How do automatic doors know when to open?
Sewerage
What happens after you flush?
Shadow
What is a shadow?
Shark's Teeth
How many teeth does a shark have?
Sharks
How do you attract a shark’s attention?
Shoes
What is the best kind of shoe to wear at the beach?
Sing
Why do birds sing?
Skeleton
What is a skeleton?
Skin Colour
Why do people have different coloured skin?
Sky
Why is the sky blue?
Sleep
Why do I need sleep?
Slime
What makes slime slimy?
Smelly
How can I stop my feet smelling?
Smoke Alarms
How do smoke alarms work?
Sneeze
What makes me sneeze?
Snow & Ice
How do they travel over snow and ice?
Soap
What makes soap work?
Sound
What is sound?
Space
How big is space?
SPCA
Why do some animals go to the SPCA?
Speed Limit
Why do we have a speed limit?
Spiders
Where do you find the worlds biggest spiders?
Springs
How do springs and rubber bands work?
Stars
Why do stars twinkle?
Static
Why does your hair go tingly when you comb it?
Steam
How does steam power things?
Steel
What is steel made from?
Stormwater
Where does the water go when it rains?
Submarine
How do submarines work?
Sunsafe
Why do you need to wear sun block?
Supermarket
How does the Kiwifruit get to the supermarket?
Surface Tension
Why does rain fall in drops?
Sweat
Why do people sweat?
T
Tails
Why do animals have tails?
Takahe
Why do animals become extinct?
Tape
How does sticky tape stick?
Taste
Why does chocolate taste sweet and lemons taste sour?
Tears
Why do you cry tears?
Teeth
How many teeth does a shark have?
Thermometer
How does a Thermometer work?
Thunder
Where does Thunder come from?
Ticklish
Why can’t you tickle yourself?
Tides
What makes the tide go in and out?
Time
What is time?
Toaster
How does a toaster work?
Tongues
Why are our tongues always wet?
Toothpaste
What is toothpaste?
Tornado
What is a Tornado?
Touch
How can you feel hot and cold?
Toys
What kind of toys did my great grandparents play with?
Tracks
How can you tell who has been at the beach today?
Tram
How does a tram work?
Tree
How can you tell how old a tree is?
Trunks
What are elephant’s trunks for?
Tuatara
How many birthdays does a Tuatara have?
TV
How do televisions work?
TV Programme
How do we make Suzy’s World?
Two Eyes
Why do we have two eyes?
U
Urine
Why is wees yellow?
V
Voice
How do you speak?
Volcano
How did this volcano get here?
Vomit
Why do you vomit?
W
Warts
What are warts?
Wash Yourself
Why do you need to wash yourself?
Waterfall
How do waterfalls get made?
Waves
What causes waves?
Weather
How can I tell what the weather will be like tomorrow?
Webs
Why do spiders make webs?
Weta
How does a weta hear?
Whales
How do whales breathe underwater?
Wheels
Why do the wheels on my skateboard have to be round?
Wind
How is wind made?
Wool
Why do sheep have wool?
Worms
Where does a worm like to live?
Wrinkles
Why do you get wrinkles?
Writing Pens
What did people write with before they had pens?
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Y
Yachts
What makes a yacht go?
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Quick Pick

Drinking Water

Why do I need to drink water?

Toys

What kind of toys did my great grandparents play with?

Chocolate

Why can’t you just eat chocolate?

 
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