Topic 8: Taking action, values, choice & responsibilities

In Topic 8 we look at our values, choices and responsibilities in relation to the sea and fisheries, and how to take action to protect ocean and fishery resources. Topic 8 is adaptable material for levels 3 - 8.

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8.1 Ko āu te moana. My relationship with the sea

Explore and develop a sense of tūrangawaewae and connectivity with coastal places, the sea and the life that lives there.

🎚  Level: 3-8

Duration: 50 + minutes 

Curriculum areas: Science, Pūtaiao, Social Studies, Tikanga-ā-iwi, Geography, Hauora

🌟 Key competencies: Thinking; Managing self; Relating to others; Participating & contributing

🔤 Keywords: Viewpoints, Values, Tūrangawaewae, Sense of place, Connectedness

📌  Location: Indoors & Outdoors

⏭  Next steps (this topic): Kaitiakitanga: Caring for the ocean  (8.2), Taking action: fishing (8.3), Taking action: consumer choice (8.4), Whakapuāwai: Collaborative action (8.5)

⏭  Next steps (other topics): Topic 9

📚 Prior learning: Topic 1 – Sea’s Importance (1.1)

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8.2 Kaitiakitanga

Explore kaitiakitanga as well as different viewpoints on how we should / could use resources sustainably and act as good kaitiaki. 

🎚  Level: 3-8

Duration:  50+ minutes

Curriculum areas: Science, Pūtaiao, Social Studies, Tikanga-ā-iwi, Geography, Hauora

🌟 Key competencies: Thinking; Managing self; Relating to others; Participating & contributing

🔤 Keywords: Kaitiakitanga, Sustainability, Values

📌  Location: Indoors

⏭  Next steps (this topic): Taking action: fishing (8.3), Taking action: consumer choice (8.4), Whakapuāwai: Collaborative action (8.5)

⏭  Next steps (other topics): Topic 9

📚  Prior learning: Topic 1 – Sea’s Importance (1.1); Topic 5 - Traditional fisheries management (5.2)

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8.3 Taking action: Fishing 

Explore our local fishing rules!

🎚  Level: 3-8

Duration:  50+ minutes

Curriculum areas: Science, Pūtaiao, Social Studies, Tikanga-ā-iwi, Geography, Hauora

🌟 Key competencies: Thinking; Managing self; Relating to others; Participating & contributing

🔤 Keywords: Whakapuāwai

📌  Location: Indoors & Outdoors

⏭  Next steps (this topic): Taking action: consumer choice (8.4), Whakapuāwai: Collaborative action (8.5)

⏭  Next steps (other topics): Topic 9

📚  Prior learning: Topic 5 – Fisheries Management

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8.4 Taking action: Consumer choice

Explore what motivates us to buy and choose one kai moana product over another.

🎚  Level: 3-8

Duration: 50+ minutes 

Curriculum areas: Science, Pūtaiao, Social Studies, Tikanga-ā-iwi, Geography, Hauora

🌟 Key competencies: Thinking; Managing self; Relating to others; Participating & contributing

🔤 Keywords: Whakapuāwai, Consumer, Consumer Choice

📌  Location: Indoors & Outdoors

⏭  Next steps (this topic): Whakapuāwai: Collaborative action (8.5)

⏭  Next steps (other topics): Topic 9

📚  Prior learning: Topic 7 - Business of fishing today (7.2), Future challenges & opportunities (7.3)

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8.5 Whakapuāwai

Explore issues, organisations and approaches to dealing with ocean sustainability issues. Plan an action in relation to one issue with potential to impact ocean sustainability.

🎚  Level: 3-8

Duration: 50+ minutes 

Curriculum areas: Science, Pūtaiao, Social Studies, Tikanga-ā-iwi, Geography, Hauora

🌟 Key competencies: Thinking; Managing self; Relating to others; Participating & contributing

🔤 Keywords: Action plan, Collaboration, Whakapuāwai

📌  Location: Indoors & Outdoors

⏭  Next steps (this topic): None

⏭  Next steps (other topics): Topic 9

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