Awesome Forces – primary education visit
Ngā Au Kukume – he toronga kura tuatahi

Delve into the inner workings of our amazing planet – from the inner core to earthquakes and volcanoes here at the surface.

  • Learning areas and strands Science – Planet Earth and Beyond; Nature of Science
  • Education type Education visit
  • Duration 60 minutes
  • Suitable for Year levels 3–8
  • Next available Available
  • Cost $6.50 per student (teachers and parent helpers go free)
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The education programme

Guided by our educators, your primary school students will:

  • discover the forces that shape the landscape of AotearoaAotearoa New Zealand

  • piece together the puzzle of plate tectonics

  • carry out hands-on investigations into why we experience earthquakes and volcanoes

  • work out the best way we can prepare ourselves for earthquakes now.

Awesome Forces programme

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Dinosaurs in Awesome Forces. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

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Dinosaurs in Awesome Forces. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

Contact us

To make a booking or discuss your visit options contact:

Education Coordinator
Email: reservations@tepapa.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 381 7443

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