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Students demonstrate  their own uniqueness in a poster, brochure, banner, or other visual manner.  In this uniqueness lesson, students determine characteristics that make the kiwi, heroes, and the country of New Zealand unique.  Students complete a Web Quest and discuss their findings before brainstorming ways that the Bible says they are unique.
Young scholars extract DNA from kiwi using household equipment and supplies.
Students examine genetics and the DNA of a kiwi.  In this DNA lesson students complete a lab to extract DNA and interpret their results. 
Students isolate DNA from kiwi cells, spool DNA from a kiwi, describe role of the DNA and genes, and explain how knowledge of DNA and genes can be used in genetically modifying foods.
Young scholars analyze linear equation. In this algebra lesson, students analyze and graph data. They solve problems involving linear equations and graph lines using the slope and y intercept.
Compare the North and South of New Zealand. Exploritive minds identify which island is better to live on, taking into consideration such things as social, political, and economic aspects. They research an argument to present and debate in class.
What does your DNA actually look like? Use simple materials with this experiment to find out! Geneticists of all ages can follow these instructions to extract their own DNA. For learners who are hoping to extend the activity, there are directions to extract fruit DNA, as well some higher-level thinking questions. There is some preparation that needs to be done the day before, so keep that in mind when utilizing this activity.
Tenth graders discover details about the history of New Zealand. In this global studies lesson, 10th graders read about the cultural groups and traditions of the country and then complete a passport activity based on their findings.
Make a fun and healthy snack to celebrate Earth Day! Included are the directions for making a flower out of strawberries, kiwi, mint leaves, and raspberry licorice. Just provide your class with the materials and watch them make edible floral creations. Tip: If you teach special education, this activity would be a great way to incorporate adaptive skills training into your daily lesson.
Students explore aspects of New Zealand's environment. For this environmental geography lesson, students research the geography, resources and climate of New Zealand. This lesson includes a game, rubric, and extension.
Students discuss examples of foreshadowing and find information about the Maori culture in Whale Rider.  For this Whale Rider lesson, students define foreshadowing and find examples.  Students evaluate whether or not they feel the story is real or unreal as they continue reading the story.
Students compare and contrast the movie and the novel.  In this Whale Rider lesson, students work in groups to find similarities and differences in the book and the movie.  Students discuss the Maori culture and the importance of the oral tradition, then create a new book cover for the novel.
Students practice converting money systems and interest. In this money instructional activity, students convert U.S. and New Zealand dollars. Students also discuss international travel and money exchange rates.
Students discover details regarding the settlement of New Zealand. In this New Zealand history lesson, students read about the Maori people in their textbooks and then complete a vocabulary square activity worksheet.
Middle schoolers discover details regarding the history of New Zealand. In this New Zealand history lesson, students complete a resource guide that requires them to conduct research to learn about the entire history of the nation.
Students take a look at gender roles in New Zealand. In this global issues lesson, students analyze statistics that reveal the divide between men and women employees in the country.
Students examine the structure of government in New Zealand. In this government lesson plan, students listen their instructor present information about the government in New Zealand then create diagrams that compare its structure to the structure of government in the United States.
Students participate in a learning celebration at the end of a unit on New Zealand. In this global studies lesson, students share what they learned about the nation, watch "The Whale Rider," and eat foods from New Zealand.
Pupils explore the Maori culture. In this bible studies lesson plan, students will journal and explore traditional Maori greetings and social customs before examining the Biblical culture greetings.
Students create a story similar to those of the Maori oral tradition.  In this Whale Rider lesson plan, students discuss the way that Maori legends were passed down from generation to generation.  Students choose a land formation and write a story about its formation.

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