Geography L3

13GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Aitken

Course highlights:   Geography is a social science and teaches students how to look at issues and problems using different viewpoints or perceptions.  It develops an understanding of the world as our home and teaches understanding of global issues and concerns.  Geographic skills are an important part of the programme which includes mapping, graphing, visual and field work skills.  All three external Achievement Standards are offered and this body of knowledge is often the basis for the internal assessments. To be successful at all levels students need to be well organised, with an ability to think locally, nationally and globally and be able to apply the knowledge they have learned in a range of contexts.

 

Vocational Pathway: Construction and infrastructure, Creative Industries, Primary Industries, Social and Community Services, Services Industries.  

 

This course can lead to: employment in farming, University

 

For more information, please see Mr Aitken


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trip to a coastal environment


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: No prerequisites but Level 2 Geography would be an advantage


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91426 v2 Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Historian, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Fishing Skipper, Urban/Regional Planner, Emergency Management Officer, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Interpreter, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Ranger, Landscape Architect, Geophysicist, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Career Consultant