“Listening to the Land”, Connected, level 3, November 2018
27 February 2019
Pauline Harris, a scientist of Rongomaiwahine and Ngāti Kahungunu descent, is working with a team of researchers to collect and record mātauranga from iwi and hapū about plants and animals in Aotearoa.
You can find a PDF version of the story as well as teacher support material here: Listening to the Land, Connected, level 3, November 2018
Other useful resources
- Maori Astronomy: Dr Pauline Harris – Watch Dr Harris discuss the desire within Te Ao Māori to re-claim, re-learn, and remember Tātai Arorangi (Māori astronomical knowledge)
- Tātai Arorangi and the wonder of Māori Astronomy – A recital and explanation of the stars of the Milky Way from a Māori perspective.
These could include:
- What were the societal and environmental issues that influenced Dr Harris to make a digital map to preserve the knowledge from Māori about climate change? How did these societal and environmental issues affect what she decided to make, how she undertook planning, the selection of resources, and how to make and test the outcome?
- What was the knowledge that Dr Harris required to develop her digital map?
- How has the recording of history changed over time? Why?
- How will the digital map Dr Harris is creating impact on the social world over time?
- How will the digital map Dr Harris is creating impact on the natural world over time?
- What knowledge did Dr Harris identify as being useful to produce a successful digital map?
Indicators of progression for discussion starters
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