Introduction

Classroom activity | Levels 2-8: Students will participate in an action research project around a topic related to a local, national or global environmental issue, and gain an awareness of peoples’ attitudes and values related to this.

In the Action plan activity sudents will participate in an action research project around a topic related to the environment.

Students will develop knowledge of an issue or topic (local, national or global), and gain an awareness of peoples’ attitudes and values related to this.

Activity 

Download the Action plan activity (PDF, 12K)

(As in the Guidelines for Environmental Education in New Zealand schools, 1999, p. 74)

About the resource

Learning levels

  • Primary
  • Secondary 

Topics

  • Native animals
  • Native plants 
  • Pests and threats
  • Alpine
  • Marine and coastal
  • Estuaries
  • Forests and green spaces
  • Freshwater
  • Historic places
  • Offshore islands
  • Wetlands

Curriculum learning areas

  • Social sciences: Place and environment/Social enquiry
  • Education for Sustainability

Learning outcomes 

  • Students will participate in an action research project around a topic related to the environment.
  • Students will develop knowledge of an issue or topic (local, national or global), and gain an awareness of peoples’ attitudes and values related to this.

Geographical location

  • Anywhere in NZ

Unit or achievement standard

  • AS90186
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