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starters&strategies Term Two 2017 Now Online in Teachers Magazine Section

 Special Features include … 

 


7 Page Lesson Feature – Keeping New Zealand free of pest plants, pest animals and diseases.
exploring why biosecurity is everyone’s responsibility; becoming a member of a local biosecurity team; taking part in a local area biosecurity project understanding biodiversity and biosecurity; problems we already face in New Zealand; groups who protect your area from pests and diseases; focus on weeds and role of regional councils; developing and enacting a local biosecurity community plan.


Web Supersite Feature including new SPCA  Teacher Portal

The Blue Project – an exciting new online learning project from Kelly Tarlton's.

DOC Habitat Hero Competition and 6 New "In the Environment Teaching Resources 

Feeding the Birds this Winter. Cross Curriculum Teaching Unit for Years 1-4 ... and many more starters & strategies

 

 

Global Wind Day – 15 June 2017  – Resource Kete

Ride the Wind Technology Challenges Lesson Plan for Years 4-8+ at:

www.starters.co.nz/download/get/ride-the-wind/62.html

Windspeed Projects at:

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/projects/windspeed.html

Exploring Wind Energy Technology Teaching Unit for Years 4-8+ at:

 http://www.starters.co.nz/download/get/wind-energy/62.html

Wind Energy Facts at:

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy/windenergy.html

Wind for Energy BP Challenge at:

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/get/wind-for-energy/62.html

 NZ Wind Energy resources for teachers at:

http://www.windenergy.org.nz/resources/for-teachers

How Wind Power Works Video at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQpbTTGe_gk

 The Wind. Introductory and Fun Activities for Yrs 1-4 at:

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/get/the-wind/62.html

Creative Music for Students: Wind and Storms

http://www.starters.co.nz/download/get/creative-music-4/62.html

 

New Zealand Garden Bird Survey – 24 June – 2 July

For full information and to take the survey with your students, visit:

www.landcareresearch.co.nz/science/plants-animals-fungi/animals/birds/garden-bird-surveys

Check out the many resources and fun activities at the above site

 

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week – 3 - 7 July

Once again the theme for Leadership Week 2017 is #believeyoucan. In Sir Peter Blake’s final log aboard Seamaster he said, “to win, you have to believe you can do it.”

http://sirpeterblaketrust.org/leadershipweek

Peter Blake speaks about leadership at.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH2Gp_FjGFE (Video)

 Sir Peter Blake –  Why he will be remembered

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaEfr-Tjc00