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Weather and Climate

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 4

  • Investigate the main causes of weather patterns and use this knowledge in weather forecasting.

  • Students can predict weather changes from weather maps, observations, and other collected data. They can communicate their observations and predictions in a variety of ways.

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

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect and display time series data on an environmental phenomenon, such as river heights.

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