GE100

Level 1 Geography

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Course Description

OBJECTIVES/COURSE CONTENT:
• 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


Course Overview

Term 1
Dairy farm visit
Research on waterfront

Term 2
Study of Samoan Tsunami causes and consequences
Global study of Tsunami

Term 3
Skills for Geography examination
Contemporary local issue that has happened this year Basin reserve / Mt Victoria tunnel redevelopment
Revision

Term 4
Revision

Equipment/Stationery

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

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91009 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91010 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91012 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91013 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 8

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