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  • In this activity, students play a version of battleships that explores what happens to flora and fauna when habitat is lost.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • know about the flora and fauna in a variety of New Zealand habitats
    • know some Māori names for native flora and fauna
    • be aware of the extent of the loss of the New Zealand habitat, both before and after European settlement.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • extension ideas
    • cards and grid.
      Published 9 September 2008, Updated 21 November 2014 Referencing Hub articles
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