Published by World Vision New Zealand, 2011
Years: 7 and 8
Finding enough, safe water is a challenge for one in every six people in the world. Through this integrated study students will explore themes relating to water in a range of environments and contexts including New Zealand, Asia and Africa. Each teaching unit on this CD aligns with Level 4 achievement objectives and includes: a suggested lesson sequence, a variety of teaching resources, student worksheets and an assessment task with rubric.
English – discuss and create poetic writing about water-related themes.
Health – examine water accessibility in New Zealand and make safe choices related to water hygiene in a range of contexts.
Maths – use water facts and scenarios to solve related number problems including fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Science – investigate how living things are adapted to survive in environments with different types and amounts of water.
Social Studies – learn how people from different places solve water-related problems with innovation.
Technology – develop a model to pump water for a purpose.
Visual Arts – research, generate and develop ideas to create, construct and decorate a water carrier sculpture.