Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Earth Science: Learn how volcanoes and earthquakes change the appearance of the landscape, particularly the effects on mountains and rivers.
Papatūānuku: Ka ako haere me pēhea te rū whenua me te puia e huri ai i te āhua o te takiwā, me ngā pānga ki te maunga, ki te awa hoki.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Students can make a model of their immediate local landscape and locate places of significance on it.
Students can suggest how their model of the landscape may be different to the landscape in the past
Students can explore local landscapes and environments and identify easily observable physical features.
Students can suggest some of the processes that slowly change landforms.
Social Sciences: Features of the culture and heritage of their own and other groups eg. Significant landmarks in the local environment.
Social Sciences: How past events changed aspects of the lives of communities eg. The effects of natural disasters on communities.
Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Classify environmental events, such as “the sun will rise tomorrow”, “the grass will turn brown tomorrow”, “it will snow when it’s hot”, as certain, possible, or impossible.