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 are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
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.
Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Develop a number sense through exploring numbers of wings, feet, segments, antennae.
Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Explore a variety of shapes and objects found in nature by touching, observing, and talking about them.
Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Identify symmetries in the natural world.
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect objects from the natural environment, sort them into categories, count each category, and display and discuss the results.