Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Properties and Changes of Matter: Observe and describe the major properties, such as colour, texture, odour, of familiar materials, and the changes that occur when materials are mixed, heated, or cooled.
Ngā Āhuatanga me ngā Panoni Matū: Ka mātakitaki me te whakamārama i ngā āhuatanga nui, pēnei i te tae, i te kakano, i te rongo, o ngā matū e mōhio whānuitia ana, me ngā panoni e puta mai i te ranu, i te whakawera, i te whakamātao rānei i te matū.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Grouping everyday materials on the basis of simple physical properties.
Be able to list the characteristics of materials in terms of physical properties, such as smell, feel, and appearance.
Grouping familiar objects, using observable physical properties.
Investigating and communicating differences in the properties of similar types of materials.
Be able to plan and carry out an experiment to test the solubility of various kitchen substances.
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect objects from the natural environment, sort them into categories, count each category, and display and discuss the results.