Resource

Catalogue

These are the resources we think are essential for educators in environmental and sustainabilty education. Our catalogue has been built so that you can filter to find what's most relevant. We are always adding new items.

Te Au | The Current

Te Papa's interactive nature debate tool is online and at the museum, with a huge range of data on environmental perspectives.

Interactive Tool
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Yrs 4 - 13
Hauora | Nature Connection
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Aotearoa-wide
April 6, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
social issues perspectives social science studies te taiao nature
River Ecosystems & Freshwater Macroinvertebrates

Kids Greening Taupō have created a range of resources to support learning about river ecosystems and freshwater creatures.

Online & PDFs
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Yrs 4 - 10
Waimāori | Freshwater, Wetlands
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Aotearoa-wide
March 19, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
stream stream river awa insect insects mayfly dragonfly dobsonfly damselfly caddisfly stonefly monitoring water
He Kākano | Seed Collecting Guides

Available in te reo Māori and English, these practical guides are produced by Te Aho Tū Roa and Whitebait Connection (He Kākano).

Printable Guides
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All Levels
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Waimāori | Freshwater, Wetlands
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Aotearoa-wide
March 11, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
Climate Change Learning Programme

This Aotearoa resource is a science-based, integrated learning programme consisting of user and wellbeing guides and eight modules.

Integrated Programme
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Yrs 6 - 10
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
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Aotearoa-wide
March 10, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
carbon transition adaptation mitigation inquiry guidelines wellbeing
Township Flood Challenge

Online climate change and extreme weather adaptation resource produced by NIWA, Future Curious and Aotearoa Social Studies Educators

Online Game & Lessons
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Yrs 7 - 10
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
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Aotearoa-wide
March 9, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
climate change flooding urban planning adaptation
Whio Forever

This detailed DOC resource explores the ecology and importance of our precious whio blue duck, including posters and fun activities.

Inquiry Unit
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Yrs 1 - 8
Waimāori | Freshwater, Wetlands
false
Aotearoa-wide
March 8, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
duck blue animal animals endangered species river rivers
Active Travel Action

Fantastic resource supporting schools to implement sustainable active travel practices, from Greater Wellington and Enviroschools.

Inquiry Plan
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Yrs 4 - 10
Pūngao Tauwhiro, Waka, Whare | Sustainable Energy, Transport and Buildings
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
false
Aotearoa-wide
March 7, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
Family of Forest and Fungi

Help tamariki build a natural connection to the taiao by journeying to the forests of Aotearoa & the amazing kingdom of fungi.

Book
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Early Learning - Yr 8
Hauora | Nature Connection
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
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Aotearoa-wide
February 16, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
maramataka kaitiakitanga taiao nature connection senses trees
Marine Invaders | Ngā Kaiurutomo Moana

Explore marine life, tackle invasive species, and become a guardian of your moana with this fun new game.

Card Game
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Yr 4 - Adult
Moana | Marine, Coast
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
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Aotearoa-wide
February 15, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
ocean sea game card cards kaitiakitanga pest pests biosecurity
Sea Creatures of Aotearoa

The team at Seaweek have created these fun marine resources with illustrations by Giselle Clarkson, including creature 'interviews'.

Poster & PDFs
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Early Learning - Yr 8
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Moana | Marine, Coast
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Aotearoa-wide
February 14, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
fish penguin seal seahorse whale seabird seaweek marine ocean coast animal animals poster
Our Climate, Our Biodiversity, Our Future

Explore this interactive storymap from Ministry for the Environment, using resources and support from the Science Learning Hub.

Interactive
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Yrs 7 - 13
Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Moana | Marine, Coast
Waimāori | Freshwater, Wetlands
false
Aotearoa-wide
February 12, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
glacier, predators, mahinga kai, freshwater, ocean acidification, extreme weather, indigenous knowledge, action, marine
Marine Metre Squared

Investigate what's living at your local beach or estuary and contribute to this nationwide citizen science project.

Citizen Science
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Yrs 4 - 13
Moana | Marine, Coast
false
Aotearoa-wide
February 10, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
Learning Pods

The Seed Pod has created comics, activities and printable worksheets to accompany their nature connection podcast series.

Multi-media
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Yrs 4 - 8
Hauora | Nature Connection
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
false
Aotearoa-wide
February 9, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
frogs peripatus frog habitat adaptation podcast
Nature Connection Seasonal Slideshows

The Department of Conservation has produced seasonal slideshows, available in te reo Māori and English, to help us notice nature.

Slideshows
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Early Learning - Yr 6
Hauora | Nature Connection
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Aotearoa-wide
February 8, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
Moths & Butterflies of NZ

Moths & Butterflies of NZ Trust have a huge range of resources on their website, including unit plans, short activities, art and games

Online & Printable
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Early Learning - Yr 8
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
false
Aotearoa-wide
February 7, 2024
Aotearoa-wide
insect butterfly moth
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