Levels 3 and 4
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
The Biological Environment: Recognise and explain the changes undergone by species (especially those of Aotearoa) over long periods of time.
Te Taiao: Ka āhukahuka, ka whakamārama i ngā panoni o ngā momo koiora (me ngā mea motuhake o Aotearoa), o neherā tae noa ki tēnei wā.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Social Sciences: How and why people make and implement rules and laws eg. Noise control legislation
Social Sciences: How the ideas and actions of people in the past changes the lives of others eg. Individuals and groups who have worked to preserve the environment.
The Arts (Drama): Use improvisation, puppetry, or storytelling to explore different attitudes to an environmental issue.
The Arts (Drama): Devise and present drama on environmental issues and explain their choice and use of dramatic elements.
The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Listen to, discuss, and perform the music of the tangata whenua on environmental issues.
The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Draw on environmental issues to make a musical statement eg. a rap, an advertising jingle.
English (Reading and Viewing): Listen to and view a range of music and dance from different countries and discuss how ideas and stories on environmental issues are conveyed through rhythm and movement
English (Writing and Presenting): Design and publish a pamphlet, role-play, chart, or video to provide information for the public on an environmental issue.
English (Oral Language): Listen to stories on environmental issues from a particular genre, such as traditional Māori stories
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Critically evaluate data presented in media reports on an environmental issue.
Technology: Describe and identify the positive and negative effects of some instances of technologies on people’s lives and the environment eg. the effects of fast ferries on shorelines.