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Social Sciences Online is the website for teachers of social sciences in New Zealand. Find research, resources, ideas, and inspiration to help students understand how societies work and how people can participate as critical, active, informed, and responsible citizens.

Social sciences

What are the social sciences about?

Social Sciences learning area title.

Unuhia te rito o te harakeke kei whea te kōmako e kō?
Whakatairangitia – rere ki uta, rere ki tai;
Ui mai koe ki ahau he aha te mea nui o te ao,
Māku e kī atu he tangata, he tangata, he tangata!

The social sciences learning area is about how societies work and how people can participate as critical, active, informed, and responsible citizens. Contexts are drawn from the past, present, and future and from places within and beyond New Zealand.


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