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Demonstrate understanding: The formation of surface features in NZ.
Through experience students will see and understand how those features are forming.
Key words Level 1 NCEA Science general Systems and cycles AS90952 Internal Limestone. Sinkholes(Doline) & Tomo. Caves. Crystal Formations
Investigate geological processes in a NZ Locality
Key Words ESS Level 2 SCIENCE AS91189 2.3 Internal Waitomo limestone. Uplift. Faulting. Dissolving action. Sinkholes (Doline), and Tomo creation, Cave passage forming. Cave calcite crystal forming. Breakdown.
Level 1. Sustainable use of Waitomo Caves
Key words: AS 91009 Geography Level 1 Internal Use of and Impacts. Sustainable management of Waitomo caves.
Key words: Geography 91240 External
Key Words: Geography level 3AS91426 External Interacting. Compare. Early Fluvial processes. Mudstone channelling. Ignimbrite capping. Complete Karst exposure. Interacting Carbonic Acid accumulation in Soils.
Level 3. Waitomo Tourism. A cultural process
Key words: AS91427 Level 3 Geography. Internal Case studies of cultural influences on development. Waitomo Glowworm Cave Wai 51. (125 years of Guiding/Tourism). Ruakuri Cave, Cave Adventure Tourism.
Personal health and physical development. Healthy communities and environments
LEARNZ Waitomo November 2014 Caves Critters Karst programme
Great school journal and connected series books. Often with Teacher support notes.
Building science concepts books Waitomo caves education. -support science learning about Caves.
Building science concepts books otorohanga kiwihouse education – support science learning about Kiwi.
The Glowing Spider Bug. “The Glowworm” is helping us sleep?
Click here for resources on International Year of the light.
Grow your own crystal. Create a seed crystal and grow a HUGE crystal challenge.
Growing crystals is a great way to understand the Material world in science.
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