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“Tīvaevae”, School Journal, level 3, April 2013

26 February 2014

The cover of the School Journal, level 3, April 2013

Tīvaevae are beautiful hand-sewn Cook Islands Māori bedspreads. This article in the School Journal describes the hard work and skill that goes into making tīvaevae.

Discussion starters

  • Outcome development and evaluation: Use this and other examples to describe design ideas (either through drawing, models, and/or verbally) for potential outcomes. (level 3)
  • Technological products: Use this and other examples to describe the properties of materials used in particular products (for example, tīvaevae) that can be measured objectively and that can be measured subjectively. (level 3)
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to describe how societal and/or environmental issues can influence what people decided to make, how they would undertake planning, the selection of resources, and how they would make and test an outcome. (level 3)

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