Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Earth Science: Learn how volcanoes and earthquakes change the appearance of the landscape, particularly the effects on mountains and rivers.
Papatūānuku: Ka ako haere me pēhea te rū whenua me te puia e huri ai i te āhua o te takiwā, me ngā pānga ki te maunga, ki te awa hoki.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Students can contribute to a class brainstorming session on how they can care for their local environment.
Students can suggest features of their local landscape that may have been affected by people.
Social Sciences: Why people belong to groups eg. Kiwi Conservation Club
Social Sciences: Why particular places are important for people eg. Special places in the natural or cultural environment.
Social Sciences: Different resources that people use eg. Home vegetable gardens, the use of materials in the local environment to build shelters
Social Sciences: Ways in which communities reflect the cultures and heritages of their people eg. Signs of different cultures in the local environment.
Social Sciences: How people’s activities influence places and the environment and are influenced by them eg. The location and use of water sources.
The Arts (Dance): Learn and share cultural dances based on environmental themes and using dance elements in contrasting ways.
The Arts (Visual Arts): Develop individual ideas to include in a group project, such as a class mural on an environmental theme.
English (Reading and Viewing): View a television advertisement for an “environmentally friendly” product and consider how the product is presented to the viewer through dialogue, words on the screen, music, and types of characters.
Technology: Produce technological solutions in a range of technological areas and contexts.