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Teacher Resources

Bay of Plenty Regional Council produces a variety of teaching resources available for different class levels. The resources are linked to the New Zealand Curriculum and feature Bay of Plenty case studies. If you would like to find out more about the teaching resources available, please contact Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

Air quality education resources

This page of resources and links is provided as a suggestion for teachers studying air quality and pollution.


Energy Resource Energy resource

 The Energy Resource helps teachers enable students to increase their knowledge of energy  sources and the impact these have on the environment.

 


LEARNZ Geohazards

 This page of resources and links is provided as a suggestion for teachers studying geohazards  such as volcanoes, tsunami, landslides, earthquakes and hydrothermal activity


Life's a Beach

Life's a beach is a coastal management kit for schools. It is a secondary school teaching resource for social studies.


LEARNZ Ohiwa Harbour

 This page of links is provided as a suggestion for teachers studying Ohiwa Harbour.

 


Oil Spill Oil spill education resources

 This page of resources and links is provided as a suggestion only for schools studying the Rena  oil spill.

 


Pest Animal Pest animal and plant resources

 This page of resources and links is provided as a suggestion for schools studying pest  animals and plants.

 


REEF

The Regional Environmental Education Forum (or REEF) is the Bay of Plenty branch of the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education. REEF is a network of people working in or interested in environmental education.


Resources Rotorua Lakes education resource

 The Rotorua Lakes Education Resource will help you to enable your students to increase their  knowledge and understanding of the Rotorua lakes region and encourage action 'for' the  environment.

 


SmartGrowth education resource

The SmartGrowth Education Resource provides learning activities about managing growth targeting geography achievement standards level 6-8 and social studies level 5.


Wairoa Healthy Water Waiora (Healthy Water)

 Waiora - Healthy Water will help you explore the water around us, the water cycle, how we use  water, the impacts of water and land use on water quality and the health of your local stream.

 


Weedbusters Weedbusters

 Weedbusters is an integrated teaching resource for primary schools. The emphasis  throughout the resource is to increase students' knowledge and  understanding of pest  plants. It also encourages action 'for' the environment by enabling students to take part in  projects and activities that help manage  and control weeds.