Mountains and Volcanoes
Levels 3 and 4
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Earth Science: Develop understanding of key features of the Earth’s surface, including water, rocks and soil, and the factors which enable life to exist.
Papatūānuku: Ka mārama haere ki ngā āhuatanga nui o te mata o Papatūānuku, arā, te wai, te toka, te one, me ngā āhuatanga e taea ai te ora i reira.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Students can examine the characteristics of major local land features.
Students can describe how major natural features of the local landscape have formed and changed over time.
Students can use models, evidence from observations, and research to describe the geological history of the local area.
Social Sciences: How and why people express a sense of belonging to particular places and environments eg. The use of photos and diaries
Social Sciences: How people organise themselves in response to challenge and crisis eg. Civil defence emergencies
Social Sciences: Causes and effects of events that have shaped the lives of a group of people eg. Natural disasters, environmental damage caused by wars.
English (Writing and Presenting): Listen to waiata that describes some feature of the natural environment and retell the story in writing.