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3. What do we do at the beach?

This is one of six education resource topics created for teachers of science and social science. This page includes activities for students looking at how we as New Zealanders use and value our beaches.

The chart below outlines all activities that can be used in the classroom as well as out in the environment.

Activities

Environmental Education Aspect

Environmental Education Concept

Curriculum Links

Suggested Curriculum Level

3a

Changing New Zealand beach use

Activity summary and activity sheets (237KB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence
Sustainability

Social Science

Any

 

3b

Parts of the beach and human activities

Activity summary and activity sheets (243KB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence

English
Social Science

Any

3c

How we feel about and value the beach

Activity summary and activity sheets (234KB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence

English
Social Science
Arts

Any

3d

New Zealanders and the beach

Activity summary and activity sheets (277KB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence
Sustainability

English
Science
Health and PE

Level 3 and above

3e

Kiwiana and the beach

Activity summary and activity sheets (3.37MB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence

English
Social Science

Level 3 and above

3f

Worldwide examples - how people use beaches

Activity summary and activity sheets (130KB, pdf)

PDF of PowerPoint presentation (1.27MB, pdf)

About the environment

Interdependence

Social Science

Level 3 and above

3g

Case study - East Coast

Activity summary and activity sheets (545KB, pdf)

About and for/with the environment

Personal and social responsibility for action
Biodiversity
Sustainability
Interdependence

Social Science
Science

Level 3 and above