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The Water Cycle

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
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 3

  • Students can examine the water cycle and relate it to the Earth’s water reserves.

  • Investigate the features of the Earth’s major water reserves and link these features to the water cycle.

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Measure the amount of rainfall in a given area over a defined period of time.

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