Level 1 Geography

GE100
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Willis

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

Pathway

Level 2 Geography

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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.

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