Level 1 Geography

GEO100
Course Description

Teacher to contact with questions: Mrs S. Curphey

Explore the state of the world today through natural and human environments, through a variety of research, discussion, analysis and fieldwork. A mix of New Zealand and global contexts from furious volcanoes, terrifying tsunamis, anti--social behaviour in Putaruru,  hemp farming and child poverty. Students are able to direct aspects of the course to suit their own interests. This is an achievement standards based course with the opportunity to gain Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy credits. See Mrs Curphey for more information.


Pathway

Level 2 Geography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $10, exercise book / folder for notes, pen


Recommended Prior Learning

Junior Social Studies


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

Farming, tourism, civil service, social work, advertising, law, engineering, volcanologist, geologist, environmental officer, ecologist, demographer, researcher, analyst, journalist


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