The Parts of Plants
Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
The Biological Environment: Develop understanding that a living thing has characteristics which help it survive in its habitat.
Te Taiao: Ka mārama haere ki ngā āhuatanga o ia mea oreore e rite ana kia whai oranga ai ia i tōna ake wāhi noho.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Observe and identify parts of common plants.
Investigate and understand the general functions of the main parts of plants.
English (Writing and Presenting): Collect an item from the natural environment, describe it orally using all the senses, and record observations and personal responses in writing.
Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Develop a number sense through exploring numbers of wings, feet, segments, antennae.
Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Find examples of patterns in the natural environment which demonstrate that some patterns continue without end.
Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Explore a variety of shapes and objects found in nature by touching, observing, and talking about them.
Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Identify symmetries in the natural world.
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect objects from the natural environment, sort them into categories, count each category, and display and discuss the results.