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Teacher's GuideI am the river and the river is me.

I am the river and the river is me.

Expanding our science knowledge by conducting water testing of 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 water quality testing. 

 

Key Concepts 

  • Nitrogen Cycle
  • Flow Rate
  • Fair Testing
  • Water Quality 

Additional Materials Added

The Nitrogen Cycle

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The Nitrogen Cycle

Just add water

Fact Sheet

Just add water

We all live downstream

Teacher's Guide

We all live downstream

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

Teacher's Guide

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

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

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

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  • Year Level 7 - 11
  • Students who feel a connection with the environment.
  • Students who enjoy applied science. 
Learning Areas
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Caring for the Land. Farm Visit
  • A Sustainability Project
  • Something in the Water.
Verbs
  • Isolate
  • Investigate
  • Discover
  • Highlight
  • Prioritise
  • Question