In 1872, Leland Stanford (1824-1893) made a bet that at some point in the gallop
all four of the horses legs are off the ground at the same time. Eadweard Muybridge
(1830-1904) proved him right by using a series of 24 cameras and photographing a
racehorse named Sallie Gardner.
Do horses fly?
It’s 2014 and We’re Back!
23/02/2014 - Put your thinking caps on the 2014 Science and Technology Fair is back.
Download the Information books and have a read through the website. Check back regularly
as news and updates come to hand. We’re not Google, but maybe their video can give
you an idea about what we are about and where your project can lead.
Term one: Choose your project now and start collecting data! Let your teacher know
what you are planning.
Term two: Complete your project
Term three: Complete presentation boards and compete in your school’s fair. This
will be week 3 for most schools.
Monday 18th August - Close of entries from schools!
Thursday 28th August - Project installation at Fickling Centre 5pm
Friday 29th August - Judging and Viewing
Saturday 30th August - Viewing and Packup
Monday 8th September - Prizegiving
—Committee Meetings on Thursdays: TBA
“The NIWA Auckland Science and Technology Fair, which is an annual event, celebrates
the excellence in scientific and technological investigation carried out by Auckland
City Year 7 to Year 13 students.”