WHERE ARE WE? 

Learning Intention:

 

To understand where our place is in the world in relation to other places and be able to describe this using navigational terms.

Activity:

 

This is a quick fire learning experience to get us thinking about where we are in the world and to reinforce our learning from the previous activities.

 

  • What is the latitude and longitude of our school in degrees, minutes and seconds?

  • What is the compass direction to the Beehive in Wellington from our school and how far in kilometres is it to to the Beehive? 

  • What is the difference in degrees, minutes and seconds of the latitude and longitude of our school's location compared to Avarua in Rarotonga? 

  • What is the compass direction and distance to the places where your parents or caregivers were born?

  • What is the compass direction and distance to the places where their parents or caregivers were born?

  • What is the compass direction and distance to the places where their parents or caregivers were born?