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Teacher's GuideWe all live downstream

We all live downstream

Understanding environmental action in a community context. 
What are we learning?
  • Understanding how innovation creates challenges for people, places and environments.
  • Exploring various aspects of an issue and make decisions about possible actions.
  • Investigating effective environmental action projects for river clean up and restoration. 

Key Concepts 

  • Environmental Action
  • Cause and Effect
  • Mitigation
  • Planning 

Additional Materials Added

We all live downstream

Fact Sheet

We all live downstream

The Nitrogen Cycle

Fact Sheet

The Nitrogen Cycle

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

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

I am the river and the river is me.

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I am the river and the river is me.

Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink

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Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink

We have a fiction that we live by: it is the river

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We have a fiction that we live by: it is the river

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?

Can a farmer help me see into the future?

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Can a farmer help me see into the future?

Can I ‘talk dairy farm’ in 10 easy steps?

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Can I ‘talk dairy farm’ in 10 easy steps?

What do juggling and dairy farming have in common?

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What do juggling and dairy farming have in common?

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  • Years 5 - 11
  • Students who are passionate about the environment.
  • Students who love designing projects. 
Learning Areas
  • English
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Caring for the Land. Farm Visit
  • A Sustainability Project
  • Water and NZ Identity
  • Sustainability and Dairy Farms
  • Sustainability - Farm Visit
Verbs
  • Categorise
  • Classify
  • Choose
  • Distinguish
  • Reorganise
  • Research