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Group challenges in the local environment

This online version of the book supports the implementation of Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum (1999) by providing teachers with ideas for planning units of work to meet the identifed learning needs of students. Although the learning experiences present a teaching sequence, teachers are not expected to implement all the suggested activities or necessarily to follow the sequence suggested. To meet the learning needs of their students, teachers may use all or parts of this book over a two- or three-year cycle and may also select from activities designed for other year levels. 

Why provide opportunities for outdoor education?
Linking outdoor education to Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum
Outdoor education: Key concepts
Planning considerations
What do your students need to learn?
Possible learning experiences
References and resources
Outdoor education organisations