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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
Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 16/10/23
Tsunamis

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tsunamis are destructive surges of water or waves in a sea, or large lake. They are caused by a significant movement on the sea bed, from an earthquake, a vo...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
Earthquakes

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Earthquakes are a natural phenomenon. They happen because of the movement of tectonic plates on the earth's surface. When a sudden slip between two plates ha...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
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: 12/10/23
Floods

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floods happen when large amounts of water from rivers, oceans, seas and lakes overflow onto land. This can result in the loss of lives, and the destruction o...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
Biology (junior)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Biology is a branch of science that studies organisms (living things) and their changes. It includes the study of cells, plants, animals and the human body. ...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Scientists (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand has many great scientists that work in a lot of different areas of science. Their research and discoveries have a big effect on our world. In thi...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Floating and sinking

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floating and sinking are about weight and the force or upthrust of water. When an object is put into water the force of the water pushes it up. If the weight...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Flight

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Flight is about being able to leave the ground and fly or move through the air. Birds fly, some insects fly and people use machines like planes, helicopters ...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23