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Pūrākau (Māori origin stories)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath...

Entry last updated: 12/07/23
Oil and gas (fossil fuels)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Oil and gas are fossil fuels which means they are formed from fossils, which are the remains of animals and plants that lived long ago. Fossil fuels are used...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Ecosystems (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

An ecosystem is made up of all of the living things and natural features in an area. These could be animals, plants, rocks and dirt, water, and weather.

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Stars (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Stars are giant balls of hot gas that light up our night sky from very far away. They are mostly made up of the gases helium and hydrogen. There are so many...

Entry last updated: 3/07/23
Sustainability (junior)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Sustainability is a way of living, which means meeting our needs without using up all the resources that future generations will need. Sustainable energy, f...

Entry last updated: 7/07/23
Seasons

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A year is split into seasons. In places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical area...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Tides (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

The regular movement of ocean water on the beach is called tides. High tide is when the water moves furthest up the beach. Low tide is when the water moves f...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Deforestation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Forests are a vital part of life on earth, and many animals and people rely on forests to survive. Deforestation is when forests are cleared or thinned out,...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Dinosaurs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Dinosaurs are extinct reptiles that lived on Earth during the Mesozoic era that occurred between 251–65 million years ago. Dinosaurs came in all shapes and s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Seasons (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Years are split into seasons. In many places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22