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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.

  • 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.

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