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Students will be able to:
1. Give at least 3 examples of New Zealand marine biodiversity & explain what a marine reserve is.
2. Explain & use snorkel equipment
3. Describe their local marine area and what lives in it.
4. Identify & classify some of the marine creatures they see and local threats
5. Make comparisons between a marine reserve and unprotected marine area.
Base their opinions about the value of marine reserves on their personal experiences and learning throughout EMR
6. Take action in their community – become Kaitiaki!
The EMR key learning concepts are:
The interdependence of living things in the marine environment.
The impact people have had, and can have on the marine environment.
The significance of marine reserves for protecting and enhancing marine biodiversity.
The importance of working together as local communities, including the ethic of Kaitiakitanga (stewardship).