Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
NOS1/2-1: (Understanding in Science) Appreciate that scientists ask questions about our world that lead to investigations and that open-mindedness is important because there may be more than one explanation.
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Philosophy and History of Science:
Study traditional narratives which seek to explain natural phenomena. Compare and contrast narratives from a range of cultural origins. Identify the scientific knowledge underlying these narratives, and explore their roles in the original cultural context, including traditional philosophies, ethics and value systems.
Develop understanding of the processes by which science and society affect each other and co-evolve. Appreciate the role played by science and technology in the past and present processes impacting on indigenous peoples and ecosystems, and the possibility for indigenous perspectives to influence science applications.
Carry out classifying and identifying; exploring; looking for patterns and modelling; fair testing; problem solving; making/building an object or a system.
Ngā Tautake Pūtaiao Me Ngā Kōrero o Mua:
Ka ako haere i ngā kōrero tūturu e whakamārama ana i ētahi āhuatanga o te ao māori. Ka whakatairite kōrero mai i ngā tirohanga a iwi kē. Ka tautohu i te mātauranga pūtaiao e tautoko ana i aua kōrero, ka torotoro hoki i te wāhi e pā ana ki te horopaki ahurea tūturu, ki ngā tautake o mua, ngā mātātika me ngā pūnaha uara.
Ka whakapakari māramatanga mō ngā hononga i waenganui i te pūtaiao me te porihanga, me ngā tukanga e tupu ngātahi ai. Ka kite i te wāhi ki te pūtaiao me te hangarau i roto i ngā mahi porihanga e whai pānga ana ki ngā tāngata whenua me ngā hauropi māori, i mua, i nāianei, ā, i ngā rā anō pea e heke mai ana.
Ngā Momo Tūhuratanga:
Ka oti te whakarōpū me te tautohu, te torotoro, te rapu tauira me te whakatauira, te whakamātau tika, te whakaoti rapanga, te hanga i tētahi mea, i tētahi pūnaha rānei.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect objects from the natural environment, sort them into categories, count each category, and display and discuss the results.