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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
- 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).
NCEA Spatial Sciences Resources
- Complete the Flood Hazard Activity using ArcGIS online.
- Check out this NCEA Internal Assessment Resource for Geography Level 1 'Applying Spatial Analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem using ArcGIS Online.
- Find out more about Matariki on the Te Papa web site
- Try these Matariki activities from Te Papa
- Discover more about the Matariki star cluster through the Science Learning Hub Pokapū Akoranga Pūtaiao
- Go to the Tuia250 site to find out more about commemorations to acknowledge 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans in Aotearoa
- Take a look at Kā Huru Manu - the online, digital Ngāi Tahu Atlas. This atlas includes over 1,000 traditional Māori place names that have been fully referenced from whānau manuscripts, published books, 19th century maps, newspaper articles, and a vast array of unpublished material.
- If you're in the Marlborough Sounds you can book a school eco-tour with Māori Eco-Cruises on board the Tūtānekai launch.
- Read this School Journal article about Cook's voyages and navigation
- See how technology is improving our understanding of the sea floor in this recent Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui seabed mapping project commissioned by Land Information New Zealand and the Marlborough District Council
- Check out the LINZ 3D flyover of the New Zealand continent
- Check out the enhanced Google Earth – everywhere in 3D now which was relaunched last year
- Enter The World of Digital Mapping and discover how technology is transforming maps
- Take a look at the Unfolding the Map site
- Watch the cool little Youtube clip about Geodesy - NASA's Brief History of Geodesy
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
- 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.
- Explore the LINZ school resources
- Check out these Geospatial resources in The Pond
- See a great demonstration of the principle of using four satellites to determine a GPS location
- Find out about careers in surveying and the spatial industries at the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and Careers NZ sites
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