Teachers, did you make your own unit or activity or lesson plan for this field trip? If so please email it to us and we will add it to this section.
Your students can complete the online pre-test and post-test student self-assessment forms for this field trip. Once completed you can email email@example.com to have your class submissions extracted and emailed to you. It's OK if just some of your students have filled them in or if they have submitted either self assessment rather than both.
- Generic Planning Sequence for a LEARNZ virtual field trip - Word (610k) | PDF (233k) | Google doc.
- EPIC: Through EPIC The Ministry of Education has paid a subscription on behalf of all registered New Zealand schools to access a range of quality, educational e-resources. For information about how to register with EPIC go to http://www.epic.org.nz/. More information is at https://www.tki.org.nz/epic2. If you are unsure if your school is registered ask your librarian or principal.
- Video question sheet - Word (31k) | PDF (217k) | Google doc to use for each video (based on SOLO Taxonomy).
- Web conference activity: Students can work on this activity while they listen to live or recorded web conferences - Word (25k) | PDF (167k) | Google Doc. Notes from these pages could be shared to help put together the class web conference summary
- Do a class web conference summary. Making a class summary of a web conference is a great way of reviewing the information your students heard. It's easy to do, purely as some text, or as main facts on a picture background. Feel free to use the webconference summary sheet - Word (29k) | PDF (114k) | Google doc. We'd love to share your ideas so please send your class summary to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Remember you can listen to the web conferences again from the conference recordings if you want to gather more information.
- Teachers, did you make your own unit or activity or lesson plan for this field trip? If so please email it to us and we will add it to this section.
Answers to Print and Copy Activities
- The Language of Location - Word (282k) | PDF (241k) | Google doc
- Using Google Maps - Word (1.4Mb) | PDF (350k) | Google doc
- Surveying Maths Problem - PDF (500k)
- Learn about GPS or Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in the LINZ Survey toolbox module - PDF (511k).
- Check out this NCEA Internal Assessment Resource for Geography Level 1 'Applying Spatial Analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem using ArcGIS Online'
- Try the NCEA Level 1 Surf's Up GIS in Schools lesson looking at a tsuanmi in Tauranga
- Try the Ruaumoko Erupts NCEA Geography Level 1 activity.
- Here are some earthquake resources specifically around the Canterbury Earthquake at NCEA Level 1 on the GIS in Schools website
- Check out the LINZ 3D flyover of the New Zealand continent
- Take a look at this Story Map created to show the changes in Geography (using Imagery) once the Kaikoura Earthquake had happened
- Check out the enhanced Google Earth – everywhere in 3D now which was relaunched earlier this year.
- Enter The World of Digital Mapping and discover how technology is transforming maps
- Watch the Wellington Fault videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMBJGS39_bQ | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABQcyTGLZrw
- Take a look at the Unfolding the Map site
- Explore your world with Google Geo Tools
- Watch the cool little Youtube clip about Geodesy - NASA's Brief History of Geodesy.
- Try the 3D modelling tools on SketchUp and 3D Warehouse
- Check out Eagle Technology and GIS in Schools.
- What is GIS?
- Introduction to Using GIS in the Classroom
- ArcGIS Online is software that is ready to use with nothing to install or setup. It allows you to effortlessly create and share maps via the internet, even embedding them in blogs, web pages, and web applications.
- ArcGIS for Desktop is software that enables you to visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data, revealing relationships, patterns, and trends. Contact email@example.com for more details.
- Watch this video on the Geospatial Revolution from Penn State Public Broadcasting.
- Watch a video from LINZ about what geospatial data is.
- Make your own map displays using the LINZ Data Service.
- Go to the Land Information New Zealand website to learn more about LINZ and how they look after many of the official records about New Zealand's land features and boundaries.
- See a great demonstration of the principle of using four satellites to determine a GPS location.
- Watch the comic West Wing - Why are Maps Changing? Youtube video that questions the accuracy of the Mercator map projection.
- Find out about careers in surveying and the spatial industries at the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and Careers NZ sites.
- Futureintech for Students: Futureintech shares the career experiences of New Zealand's scientists, engineers and technologists to help you decide if a job like theirs is right for you.
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