Level 1 Geography
• Understands what causes extreme natural events.
• Understands how sustainability applies to our environment.
• Uses geographic ideas, concepts and skills in class.
• Identifies natural and cultural features and how they interact
. Identifies viewpoints to do with issues/projects such as island bay cycle way.
Carries out research on how people use the waterfront in Wellington.
Understands how global patterns of tsunami occur
Dairy farm visit
Research on waterfront
Study of Samoan Tsunami causes and consequences
Global study of Tsunami
Skills for Geography examination
Contemporary local issue that has happened this year Basin reserve / Mt Victoria tunnel redevelopment
DayTrip to Otaki dairy farm.
Day Trip to the waterfront to collect data on uses in different parts of waterfront.
Half day to look at cycle way or other new development in local area.
2 B8 hardcover books
2 x A3 scrapbooks
highlighter and glue stick
Recommended Prior Learning
Social Studies or similar Studies at another school
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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