Te Taka Pūmotu - A Māori World View on Science

Sept. 29, 2021, 1:46 p.m.

Te Taka Pūmotu - A Māori World View on Science

Ruihi Shortland is a kaiako (teacher) in Tāmaki Makaurau and has been working on gaining more interest in pūtaiao (science) which her kaupapa Te Taka Pūmotu, a Māori interpretation of the science periodic table. Drawing from mātauranga Māori and kaupapa Māori, Ruihi has begun the journey to reframe the western periodic table of the elements through a Māori lens. Ruihi will be giving a presentation on the Te Ako Webinar and sharing her mahi with Te Taka Pūmotu.

Tags: Ruihi Shortland Pūtaiao Kaiako

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