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Robots

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Robots are machines built to help people. The word 'robot' comes from the Czech word robata which means forced labour. When most people imagine a robot they ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
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
Vikings

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the British Isles. These seafaring warriors from...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Recycling (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Recycling is a series of steps where waste materials (rubbish) that are still useful can be sorted, processed and used again to make new things. Recycling ca...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Ngā toi Māori (Māori arts and crafts)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The term Ngā toi Māori covers a very large range of different kinds of Māori art, from traditional practices to contemporary art. Some forms of Māori art sha...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Digital citizenship

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Digital citizenship is about the way people use the internet and interact with social media. It includes thinking critically about the things you find online...

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
Recycling

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

To recycle means to treat or process waste material (eg rubbish) so that it can be used again (reused). Recycling is important because it helps reduce pollut...

Entry last updated: 8/03/23
Inventors and inventions (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who create original things from scratch or add something new to an existing creation are known as inventors. Jetboats, electric fences and disposable ...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24
Stones & shells (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Pāua shells and gemstones like pounamu are considered precious taonga (treasures) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our long shorelines are covered with shells of all...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23