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Plastic

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Plastic is a material made by people which can be formed into almost any shape. It is strong, long-lasting and light. There are about 50 different types of p...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Singers and musicians (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand's singers and musicians have been influenced by music brought in by the early settlers, Māori music tradition and popular music trends over the y...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Globalisation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Globalisation or globalization is the way in which our world has become more integrated, or joined up. It is about economics and trade, science and technolog...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Inventors and inventions

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who discover new methods of doing things or technology which improve our lifestyle are called inventors. The new technologies which they develop are i...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Himalayas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Himalayas are a mountain range in Asia. It has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, the summit of Mount Everest. The mountain range pass...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Native plants (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Native plants are plants that are indigenous to or originate from a specific country. New Zealand has a wide variety of native plants which are unique as the...

Entry last updated: 25/08/23
Ballantynes fire 1947

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Ballantynes is a well-known department store in Christchurch. On 18 November 1947 a fire broke out in the store and many workers were trapped inside. 41 peop...

Entry last updated: 7/02/23
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
Finding a place in Aotearoa New Zealand

Regional Resources

Since the 1700s, new people have immigrated to Aotearoa. Some came in search of a better way of life or because their country was no longer safe. Newcomers c...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Antarctica

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Antarctica is mostly a frozen continent located at the South Pole. In this article we'll look at what makes Antarctica and the animals and plants that surviv...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22