User tools

Responding to Rena

Activity idea

In this activity, students consider short-term and long-term responses to an environmental disaster such as the Rena.

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

  • describe what might happen (environmentally) in the event of a maritime disaster such as the Rena
  • explain some short-term and long-term responses that might help to limit environmental damage.

Download the Word file (see link above) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.

Useful links

The Rena Long-term Environmental Recovery Plan is an example of a government’s recovery plan following an environmental disaster.
www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/hazardous/rena-recoveryexternal link

Metadata

Science Learning Hub Survey 2014

Dear Hub visitor,

You're invited to participate in an online survey about the New Zealand Science Learning Hub. This survey was designed to help Hub staff enhance and develop further the site. This is different from our November 2013 survey, so even if you took part in that survey, we would appreciate you taking this survey as well.

Take the survey