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“Giving the Ocean a Voice”, Connected – I Spy, level 2, January 2013

26 January 2013

The first slide of "Giving the Ocean a Voice"

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.

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Discussion starters

  • 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.

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