anzac day

Anzac – Special Seasonal Programme March to May

What are we remembering on Anzac Day?
Why do we wear poppies on Anzac Day?
Who were the ANZACS?

 

 


Suitable for: Y4-8   |   Cost: $2 per student   |   Maximum 4 classes per day

Duration | 1 hr classroom session

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment

Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language, symbols, and texts; Participating and contributing
Learning Areas – Social Sciences: L.2, L.3, L.4   |   English: L.2, L.3, L.4


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Primary and Intermediate

The Navy Museum has five set programmes for you to choose from.   All our programmes use the museum’s diverse resources to create fun and relevant learning experiences outside the classroom.  Our programmes:

  • are supported by Teacher Resource Packs
  • are linked to the New Zealand Curriculum
  • cost: from $2 per student for a 1-hour programme

We aim to create the best learning experience for you and your group. We are happy to tailor our programmes to suit your group’s age, interests and scheduling requirements.   Contact us now to arrange a visit.

First World War – Artefact Research

100 years on, why is Anzac Day still such an emotive and important day for New Zealanders?
What effect did the war have on New Zealanders on the front and at home?
Why was the First World War called the “war to end all wars”?
How do museums deal with precious artefacts and record their stories?


Suitable for: Y4-8   |   Cost: $3 per student   |   Maximum 4 classes per day

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment
Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language, symbols, and texts; Participating and contributing
Learning Areas – Social Sciences: L.2, L.3, L.4   |   English: L.2, L.3, L.4


 

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Te Waka, Torpedoes and Time – Archaeology

In its prominent location at the mouth of the Waitemata harbour, the Devonport area has long been a useful and significant site to people.
Who has used this site? How was it significant to them?
In this programme, students will investigate our historically important site over specific time periods.

 


Suitable for: Y1-8   |   Cost: $2 per student   |   Maximum 4 classes per day

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment
Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language, symbols, and texts, Relating to others, Participating and contributing
Learning Areas – Social Sciences: L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4   |   English: L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4   |   Technology: L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4


 

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Navigators

How do navigators find their way?
How does a compass find north?
Could you find your position on a chart?
Become a navigator and learn some new skills to put to the test


 

Suitable for: Y1-8   |   Costs: $2 per student   |   Maximum 4 classes per day

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment
Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language, symbols, and texts; Participating and contributing
Learning Areas – Science: L.2, L.3, L.4, L.5   |   Mathematics and Statistics: L.3, L.4   |   Technology: L.2, L.3, L.4   |   Social Sciences: L.2, L.4, L.5


 

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War on the Home Front

How were New Zealand children’s daily lives impacted by World War Two?
How did women and children help the war effort?
Why couldn’t people just go to the shop to buy sugar?

 


 

Suitable for Y4-8   |   Cost: $2 per student   |    Maximum 4 classes per day

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment
Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language, symbols, and text; Relating to others
Learning Areas – Social Sciences: L.2, L.3, L.4, L.5   |   Mathematics and Statistics: L.2, L.3, L.4   |   English:   L.2, L.3, L.4


 

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Sigs and Sparkers – Communication

Communication is in the essence of humanity.
Does what we say dictate how we say it?
How do codes work and why do we have them?
How has communication changed through the development of technology?

 


 

Suitable for Y5-8   |   Cost $2 per student   |   Maximum of 4 classes per day

New Zealand Curriculum Alignment
Key Competencies – Thinking; Using language,symbols, and texts; Relating to others
Learning Areas – Science: L.2, L.3, L.4   |   Technology: L.2, L.3, L.4


 

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