Levels 3 and 4
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Astronomy: Learn about the parts of the solar system, including the planets and their moons, with a developing understanding of the distances involved, and the factors relating to space exploration.
Ranginui: Ka ako haere i ngā wāhanga o te whānau a Tama-nui-te-rā, tae atu ki ngā aorangi me ō rātou marama, e mārama haere ai ki ngā tawhiti, ki ngā āhuatanga hoki e pā ana ki te toro ātea.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Students can use binoculars, telescopes, and star maps to observe and describe the night sky. Such major features as the Moon, planets, prominent stars, and significant constellations.
Social Sciences: How and why people make and implement rules and laws eg. Noise control legislation
The Arts (Drama): Use improvisation, puppetry, or storytelling to explore different attitudes to an environmental issue.
The Arts (Drama): Devise and present drama on environmental issues and explain their choice and use of dramatic elements.
The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Listen to, discuss, and perform the music of the tangata whenua on environmental issues.
The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Draw on environmental issues to make a musical statement eg. a rap, an advertising jingle.
English (Reading and Viewing): Listen to and view a range of music and dance from different countries and discuss how ideas and stories on environmental issues are conveyed through rhythm and movement
English (Writing and Presenting): Design and publish a pamphlet, role-play, chart, or video to provide information for the public on an environmental issue.
English (Oral Language): Listen to stories on environmental issues from a particular genre, such as traditional Māori stories
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Critically evaluate data presented in media reports on an environmental issue.
Technology: Identify and consider different views and feelings of people in relation to some specific technological developments or effects eg. noise pollution
Technology: Describe and identify the positive and negative effects of some instances of technologies on people’s lives and the environment eg. the effects of fast ferries on shorelines.