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"Making Radio Waves", School Journal, level 3, October 2015

21 October 2015

First pages of the article.

Years 5 and 6 students at Lyall Bay School have been running MaranuiFM since 2008.

Running this radio station involves all kinds of challenging tasks. The students write business plans, sell advertising, and make deals with sponsors.

You can find the article on Literacy Online: "Making radio waves".

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Technological experiences at Motat

A visit to Motat museum offers lots of opportunities to examine older technology and discuss how it has changed over time.

Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to explain why particular technological outcomes have changed over time, and describe examples of how technology has impacted on the social world over time 3
Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to identify a technological product and describe relationships between the physical and functional attributes 2

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