Kohunga Kūtai: A natural solution for a plastic problem - LEARNZ online

Classroom resources New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 11 January 2022
Notice reference #: 1HASKJ

This FREE LEARNZ online field trip, Kohunga Kūtai: A natural solution for a plastic problem, will help educators and ākonga discover how science and kaupapa Māori used within our aquacultural industry is protecting important coastal marine life through engaging readings, videos, a live web conference and interactive quizzes and maps.

Travel online to ​​Mahurangi Warkworth with LEARNZ kaiārahi and the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge to: 

  • Explore the importance of our marine ecology and the impact plastic has on this environment.
  • Discover the science and kaupapa Māori building a sustainable aquaculture industry.
  • Meet the experts who are collaborating to innovate on positive solutions.
  • Find ways to protect our coastal waters from plastic pollution.

This online field trip coincides with NZAEE Seaweek - Kaupapa Moana, New Zealand’s annual national week celebrating the sea, and with the Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum. It supports a cross curricular approach to teaching and learning and encourages curiosity and student inquiry. 

This online field trip supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal 14: Life Below Water: To conserve and sustainably use the world's oceans, seas and marine resources.

Enrol in this trip to receive supporting communication and resources from the LEARNZ team and connect with field trip experts in our live web conferences. 

LEARNZ free online field trips, powered by CORE, provide authentic, interactive learning experiences and cover a wide range of topics. LEARNZ connects educators and ākonga with interesting people, places and stories, with the aim of inspiring our future generation to think and act in ways that will safeguard the future wellbeing of people, and our planet.

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Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

07 March 2022 – 11 March 2022

Further information

Contact: Barrie Matthews

 (027) 223 0342