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Be the Kiwi: Web Quest
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.
Fruit Cup DNA Extraction From Kiwi
Students extract DNA from kiwi using household equipment and supplies.
Human Body Explorations
Students examine genetics and the DNA of a kiwi. In this DNA lesson students complete a lab to extract DNA and interpret their results.
What is DNA? DNA Extraction from Kiwifruit
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.
Be the Kiwi
Students 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.
Be the Kiwi
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.
Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss what fraction is left before they eat them. A fun activity and a healthy treat!
New! Fruit Flowers
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.
Be the Kiwi: Culture of New Zealand
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.
Be the Kiwi
Students explore aspects of New Zealand's environment. In this environmental geography activity, students research the geography, resources and climate of New Zealand. This activity includes a game, rubric, and extension.
"Be the Kiwi"- Whale Rider
Students discuss examples of foreshadowing and find information about the Maori culture in Whale Rider. In 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.
"Be the Kiwi" Whale Rider
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.
Be the Kiwi: Money and Banking
Middle schoolers practice converting money systems and interest. In this money lesson plan, students convert U.S. and New Zealand dollars. Middle schoolers also discuss international travel and money exchange rates.
Be the Kiwi: History of New Zealand
Middle schoolers 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.
Be the Kiwi: History of New Zealand Part 2
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.
Be the Kiwi: Gender Roles
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.
Be the Kiwi: Government and Politics in New Zealand
Students examine the structure of government in New Zealand. In this government lesson, 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.
Be the Kiwi: New Zealand Unit Lesson
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.
Growing Together - Building Blocks of Good Health
Learners examine nutrition. In this healthy eating activity, students discover how various fruits grow, what they look like, what they taste like, and how they help various parts of our body. They work as a class to listen and play a game to help them remember the fore mentioned concepts. This activity includes printouts for the game and pictures to go with the plan.