Rachel Haydon is a qualified primary school teacher and scientist with a zoology degree and Master’s in Marine Science. She has over 15 years’ experience of teaching science to children of all ages in schools, museums, zoos and aquariums in Australia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. She is committed to motivating children of all ages to get outside and explore, enjoy and protect the natural world. She is currently the general manager of the National Aquarium of New Zealand and responsible for ensuring that all the little penguins homed there behave themselves. She recently published The Nature Activity Book with Te Papa Press.