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Levels 1 and 2

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • The Biological Environment: Learn about extinct types of animals that once lived on Earth.

  • Te Taiao: Ka ako mō ngā kīrehe korehāhā, nō nehe rā anō i ora ai.

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 2

  • Students can discuss ways in which extinct animals and plants differed from those of today.

  • Understand that animals and plants were different in the past and have evolved over time.

  • The Arts (Dance): Move in response to environmental stimuli.

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Develop a number sense through exploring numbers of wings, feet, segments, antennae. 

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Interpret the difference between the smallest and largest values, and explain the meaning of clusters or holes in a data display of animals in their local environment.

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