Levels 3 and 4
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Earth Science: Develop understanding of the water cycle and its effects on climate, landforms and life.
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.
Investigate the features of the Earth’s major water reserves and link these features to the water cycle.
Students can become involved in a school or class environmental project.
Participate in a local environmental project and identify the expected outcomes.
Students can analyse why groups have become involved in a local environmental issue.
Investigate a local environmental issue and explain why the community should be involved.
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect and display time series data on an environmental phenomenon, such as river heights.