“Giving the Ocean a Voice”, Connected, level 2, 2013
26 February 2014
Seven voyaging canoes – double-hulled ocean-going waka – have been exploring the Pacific to check the health of the ocean. The voyagers have discovered that the materials that end up as rubbish in the sea have a bad effect on the health of the Pacific Ocean.
- Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to describe the relationship between technology and the made, natural, and social world and describe examples to illustrate when technology has had a negative impact on society and/or the environment. (level 2)
- Technological products: Use this and other examples to identify materials that technological products are made from. (level 1)
The photograph on the first slide of “Giving the Ocean a Voice” is © Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.