What is LEARNZ?
Imagine rafting the Tongariro River, visiting native fish, speaking to a Fisheries scientist and joining other students in a restoration planting - all from your classroom. Virtual field trips allow students to learn from experts, experience interesting adventures, and most importantly, spark inquiry about a particular topic.
LEARNZ virtual field trips are multi-faceted, assisting New Zealand teachers to provide online experiences for their students that are
Taupō for Tomorrow & LEARNZ
In 2018 Taupō for Tomorrow signed up to run a virtual field trip around the concept of freshwater sustainability, or 'te mana o te wai'. Schools that signed up investigated the 'secret life' that lives in our waterways, learned the science behind Taupō Trout Fishery, and questioned how to 'strike a balance' with our natural resources.
Teachers and students can access these resources, for free, in perpetuity; see an introduction here, or browse the videos below for content to inspire inquiry.