Year 9 Primary Industries

9PRI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Science is about learning about how the world around and within us works. Students will learn how to inquire, observe, and write in a science context so that they can participate as critical, informed, and responsible citizens in a society in which science plays a significant role. They will also view the world through both a science and mātauranga Māori lens. Activities will involve: experiments, discussion, inquiry and many other hands-on learning tasks.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Working with others.
  • Garden planting and maintenance.
  • Self management in a safe environment.
  • Apiculture (beekeeping) tasks.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Riparian and revegetation planting.
  • Practical hands-on learning, be prepared to get your hands dirty.
  • Urban and rural pest management techniques and why we need to do this.


Year Levels/Departments:

Year 9, Science



Resources Required

1 x 1E5 or 1B5 Exercise book