Levels 1 to 4
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Share ideas about the ways in which familiar technologies affect their lives eg. the use and disposal of plastics
Identify different views about a specific technological development within the local community eg. roading, waste disposal
Identify and consider different views and feelings of people in relation to some specific technological developments or effects eg. noise pollution
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.
Identify and compare the range of factors and attitudes that promote or constrain a current technological development in the wider community eg. speed cameras.
Explore and discuss the impacts over time on the local and wider environments and society of some specific technology eg. effluent disposal on farms.
Science (Nature of Science): Investigate the impact of some well-known technological innovation or scientific discovery on people and/or the local environment eg. the aerosol can, portable audio systems.