Teacher in Charge: D. Severinsen
What students will learn:
How people cope and survive natural disasters. Students will choose their own disaster to research using a local, national or international case study. Possible disasters could include:
Why there are conflicting viewpoints over what is happening in NZ and the world around us. Possible contexts could include:
How students will learn:
• Through critical thinking, collaboration, communication, research and fieldwork.
What students will enjoy:
• Studying through real life contexts, learning about people in extreme or conflict situations.
• Learning outside the classroom through an optional one day trip to the Poor Knights.
Own electronic device - lap top or notebook
Exercise book 1B8 or 2B8
Pens, pencils, ruler, gluestick, coloured pencils
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