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 are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
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.
Investigate the main components of the solar system, their interrelationships, and patterns associated with them.
The Arts (Drama): Establish an imaginary space, such as a forest, island, or cave, as the setting for dramatic play.
English (Reading and Viewing): Observe signs and symbols used to identify environmental features and discuss the way in which visual signs convey their meaning.