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Oceans

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The world or global ocean is a large body of salt water that covers the earth. It is divided into 5 oceans — Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arc...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Arctic (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

The Arctic is at the top of Earth around the North Pole. The area is made from an ocean, different countries and floating ice that does not melt.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Seas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Seas can be partly enclosed by land or completely enclosed by land. Some seas are part of an ocean like the Tasman Sea in the Pacific Ocean. Some seas are ca...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
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
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Water cycle (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Almost three-quarters of the Earth's surface is water. Earth's water is always moving around the planet. As the sun heats the water in rivers and oceans, the...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Great Barrier Reef

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Great Barrier Reef lies on the northeast coast of Australia. This natural reef is a unique ecosystem and home to hundreds of fish, turtles, dugong, whale...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Rocky shore (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The rocky shore is a unique part of New Zealand's coastline and is a habitat which is home to many sea creatures, and shorebirds. The rocky shore is also at ...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23
Arctic

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Arctic region is the area around the North Pole.It includes parts of countries like Russia, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Canada, USA and ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22