Learn the science behind using organic waste as a resource by turning it into natural fertiliser.
Risk analysis and management information (RAMS) will be sent out once a programme booking is confirmed. If you require this at any other stage please email LTA@ccc.govt.nz or contact us.
|Year level||4 to 13|
|Curriculum Level||2 to 8|
|Times||9.15am to 11.45am or 12.15pm to 2.30pm|
|Site||EcoDepot/EcoDrop Metro Place Bromley|
|Number of students||Maximum of 35|
|Special requirements||Closed-in shoes must be worn|
Students will learn the six important ingredients for high-quality compost and how to use them for successful hot heap composting.
Students can then either:
We are learning to:
Students will interpret images, symbols and text to understand and describe different aspects of the composting process.
Students will use cognitive and critical thinking skills to problem-solve and expand their knowledge of different composting systems.
Students will have the opportunity to adopt and adapt composting practices and to develop resourcefulness around organic waste.
Students will learn how to contribute to the sustainability of their home and/or school environment.
Students will work collaboratively and supportively to complete tasks; take turns and support their classmates.
|Curriculum area||Strand and level||Objective|
|Nature of Science
Levels 2 to 8
|Investigating in science
Communicating in science
Participating and contributing
Levels 2 to 8
Level 2 to 5
|Chemistry and society|
Levels 2 to 4
|Planning for practice
Outcome development and evaluation
Levels 2 to 6
|Levels 2 to 5||Social studies|
|Health and Physical Education
|Healthy Communities and Environments
Levels 2 to 3
|People and the environment|
|Agricultural and horticultural science||1.5 AS90160|
|Generic Technology||1.5 AS91048
|Processing Technologies||1.60 AS91082
|Agricultural and horticultural science||1.2 AS91290
|Environmental Sustainability||2.1 AS90810
|Home Economics||2.4 AS91302|
|Social Studies||2.4 AS91282|
|Generic Technology||2.6 AS91359
|Processing Technologies||2.61 AS91352|
|Environmental Sustainability||3.1 AS90828
|Home Economics||3.3 AS91468|
|Generic Technology||3.1 AS91608