GE200

Level 2 Geography

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Course Description

OBJECTIVES/COURSE CONTENT:
• Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment.
• Understands how sustainability applies to our environment.
• Uses geographic ideas, concepts and skills in class.
• Identifies natural and cultural features and how they interact.
• Understands different perceptions of places and projects

Carries out research and comes to conclusions

Looks at global issues


Course Overview

Term 1
Volcanoes Taranaki
Research on differing climates, relief, soil, vegetation, tree heights on Mt Taranaki

Term 2
Global issue of classes choice.
Patterns of Wellington eg all weather sports fields locations or students choice.

Term 3
A local planning issue eg Shelley Bay
Volcanic environment for external examination using work from field trip.
Revision of skills and Taranaki work.

Term 4
Revision for NCEA

Equipment/Stationery

Day trip to Kapiti Coast ($80 approx.)
1 x 2B8 hardcover books
2 A3 scrapbooks
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Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Geography (achieved in at least one external and one internal paper or with the permission of the HoD).

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91240 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91243 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91244 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91245 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91246 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

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