Resources

The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Buying the big stuff

Explore a car dealership website. Select a car you would like to buy. Compare the final price of the car if you pay cash or if buy from the dealer with a loan. Read the fine print of the loan details to list all the costs included in the loan.

Explain how mobile truck shops work.

Describe how money/moni lenders make money/moni and explain the term “loan sharks”.

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Buying the big stuff

Summarise the impact (positive and negative) of mobile truck shops.

Create a proposal for ways to reduce the negative impacts on mobile trucks on communities.

Digital Technologies

Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here

Computational concepts

  • Sequence – identify a series of steps for a task
  • Loops –  run the same sequence multiple times
  • Parallelism –  make things happen at the same time
  • Events – one thing causing another thing to happen
  • Conditionals – make decisions based on conditions
  • Operators –  support for mathematical and logical expressions
  • Data – store, retrieve, and update values.
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Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here 

Something surprising

Explore the Scratch interface in an open-ended way. Challenge yourself by taking just 10 minutes to make something surprising happen to a sprite.

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Digital Technologies

Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here

Share two strategies that can be used when you get stuck while designing.

Reflect and evaluate testing and debugging strategies

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Social Sciences

Community responses to housing issues

Homelessness is an issue that impacts on individuals, families and whānau, communities, and New Zealand society as a whole.

Read this article about the homelessness in Whanganui.

Define homelessness and discuss whether it is an issue in your community.

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Equipping young people for their financial future, embedding good money habits early on.

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Medium Education

Written in English with resources aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum.

Māori
Medium Education

Written in te reo Māori with resources aligned to Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

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