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Teacher's GuideEventually all things merge together and a river runs through it.

Eventually all things merge together and a river runs through it.

Investigating the biodiverstiy of stream life in a local waterway.

What are we learning?

  • Explaining how living things respond to environmental changes both natural and human induced.
  • Finding evidence and carrying out appropriate investigations to develop simple explanations.
  • Understanding the basic components and methods involved in examining biodiversity in a waterway.

Key Concepts 

  • Metamorphosis
  • Biodiversity webs
  • Insect Life Cycles
  • Freshwater invertebrates 

Additional Materials Added

The Nitrogen Cycle

Fact Sheet

The Nitrogen Cycle

Just add water

Fact Sheet

Just add water

We all live downstream

Teacher's Guide

We all live downstream

How would New Zealand's dairy industry be impacted by economic, social and environmental change?

Teacher's Guide

How would New Zealand's dairy industry be impacted by economic, social and environmental change?

I am the river and the river is me.

Teacher's Guide

I am the river and the river is me.

The Community

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The Community

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  • Years 6 - 11
  • Students who respond well to real world examples.
  • Students who enjoy categorising and documenting. 
Learning Areas
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Caring for the Land. Farm Visit
  • A Sustainability Project
  • Something in the Water.
Verbs
  • Visualise
  • Measure
  • Estimate
  • Conclude
  • Determine
  • Validate