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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

  • Share ideas about obvious features and patterns in the environment.

  • 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

  • Investigate obvious features and patterns in the environment and discuss how people affect them.

  • 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: Different resources that people use eg. Home vegetable gardens, the use of materials in the local environment to build shelters

  • Social Sciences: How people’s activities influence places and the environment and are influenced by them eg. The location and use of water sources.

  • The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Find different ways of making sounds with sound sources from the environment.

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Make and use unconventional instruments, such as a water clock or a sundial, to measure time.

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