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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
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 1

  • 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

Level 2

  • 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.

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