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Matariki and Navigation – Kupe, Cook and Today
June 11, 2019 - June 13, 2019
The 2019 sestercentennial commemoration of Captain Cook’s first visit, called Tuia 250 First Encounters, is a time to reflect on the skills and knowledge of the people who discovered and founded Aotearoa New Zealand.
There is a dedicated web site set up for your and your students to support this LEARNZ experience.
To prepare for this field trip, LEARNZ content will support inquiry into:
Discovery of Aotearoa New Zealand
The star cluster Matariki
18th century navigation and charting
Why maps matter? Location based information and technology
How GIS and GPS work
Using GIS to make smart online maps for everyone
Future Focus – New careers
The effects of new technology
During this field trip you will:
Follow Shelley’s tweets on twitter
Explore the heavens to locate Matariki
Paddle a waka
Navigate by observing your environment
Sail to Ship’s Cove in the Marlborough sounds
Use a sextant and chronometer to calculate your location
Use 21st century navigation techniques on board a modern ship
- June 11, 2019
- June 13, 2019
- Event Categories:
- * Cultural narratives (CORE trend 2019), * Social Mapping (CORE trend 2019), Digital Literacy / Fluency, Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum Area, Science Curriculum Area, Social Sciences Curriculum Area, Suitable across sectors, Suitable for Primary, Technology Curriculum Area
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