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Matariki Stars

Levels 1 and 2

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • Astronomy: Discuss ideas about the Sun and the Moon and their effects on the Earth.

  • Ranginui: Ka whakawhitiwhiti whakaaro mō Tama-nui-terā me te Marama, me ngā pānga ki a Papatūānuku.

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 1

  • Discuss objects in space and the obvious patterns associated with them.

  • Students can discuss their ideas about the shape, colour, size, and distance from Earth of the Sun, planets, and stars.

  • Social Sciences: Features of the culture and heritage of their own and other groups eg. Significant landmarks in the local environment.

  • Social Sciences: Customs and traditions associated with participation in cultural activities eg. The uses of natural materials to make clothing, special foods for ceremonies. 

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