Earth Sciences

Castle Hill Basin and the surrounding area is a popular destination for school field trips researching geological processes.

Outreach and the Department of Geological Sciences have developed a Castle Hill field guide for school students and their teachers. It will be particularly useful for schools intending to do AS91189 Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand locality.




UC experts have produced a glossary of geography and geology terms for students.

Magma Drillers Save Planet Earth

In this exciting educational game – created by UC scientists – students will take on a variety of different scientific roles in order to help solve the planet’s environmental and energy issues. Click here to get started.