To provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and explore career pathways within the Environmental Sciences, e.g. Conservation Ranger, Tourism Guide or Scientist. Students will focus on practical hands on activities in the outdoors including relating care of the environment to the principles of Kaitiakitanga.
Learner Goals and Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the ecological niche of an animal species.
- Investigate and report a variable of an animal species’ ecological niche.
- Describe the ecological niche of a plant species.
- Investigate and report a variable of a plant species’ ecological niche.
- Plan, carry out and evaluate a local Kaitiakitanga activity
- Describe a native freshwater and a native marine fish or shellfish species.
- Describe the use of a native freshwater and a native marine fish or shellfish species as kai.
Other Trades Academy Courses
Year 12-13 students
3 credits at Level 2 | 18 credits at Level 3
Block course format, includes overnights. Each block 4 days in length.
Nelson / Marlborough / Tasman / West Coast
Zero cost to students. Funded by the Ministry of Education.
Week 1: Feb 24-27
Week 2: March 16-19
Week 3: April 28 – May 1
Week 4: May 18 – 21
*Dates may be subject to change.