HB Tāwhiri Term 4 Inquiry

  • Posted on: 13 October 2021
  • By: BonnieDalton

This term we are focusing on 'Protecting our Marine Environments' based on the large amount of interest in conservation, the ocean, and it's creatures within.

In this topic we will be learning about;

- Sea Creatures
- Plastic Pollution
_ Visiting the Rocky Shore
- Creating Art pieces about the ocean/pollution
- Learning about the sand dunes
- Big questions e.g. why is the sea salty
- Writing about issues to do with ocean conservation

Learning objectives
Overall vision:
To provide students, teachers and their communities with opportunities to grow their knowledge, skills and understandings about marine conservation, so that they can help resolve environmental challenges for the marine environment in their local area and beyond.
Connecting to the marine environment (Te Taha Wairua)

Students can:
Form significant personal connections to their local marine environment
Have awareness and sensitivity about local species and environments and start to care for them.
Knowledge, skills and understandings (Te Taha Hinengaro, Te Taha Tinana)
Students can:
Grow their understandings of no-take marine reserves in New Zealand
Recognise the role of tangata whenua in marine conservation
Learn skills to help address marine conservation issues.
Taking collective action and working with community (Te Taha Whānau)
Students can:
Act alongside the wider community to contribute to a healthy marine environment
Participate in active sharing with the community to celebrate success and action.

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