Environmental Guardianship in Tamatea Dusky Sound

Environmental Guardianship in Tamatea Dusky Sound
LEARNZ Online Field Trip: Tamatea Dusky Sound

This online trip from LEARNZ has already taken place, but all of the content is available for teachers to access anytime.

This virtual field trip aligns with the refreshed New Zealand Curriculum. It covers a range of learning areas, predominantly science and social sciences, across Years 4 - 8. Access guidance to support teaching and learning with a suggested framework, reflective questions, and activity ideas to complement the virtual field trip.

About the Trip

On this virtual field trip we will uncover unique ecosystems above and below the water, cultural heritage and conservation efforts. This experience provides educators and ākonga with a wealth of engaging resources, including videos, images and GIS maps to enhance your learning adventure.

Our goal is to inspire and educate ākonga across Aotearoa about the importance of preserving and restoring marine and land biodiversity in the unique Fiordland ecosystem. Through this virtual field trip, we aim to foster a deeper connection to te taiao, equipping ākonga to become active stewards of their local natural environment.

  • Understand the complexity of marine and forest ecosystems and their vulnerability.
  • Explore the interconnectedness of forest and marine ecosystems.
  • Promote biosecurity awareness and action.
  • Embrace the importance of kaitiakitaka o te taiao and kaitiaki – environmental guardianship and guardians.

Click on the link above to visit the LEARNZ website with links to all of the resources and content from this trip.