Level 2 Geography

GE200
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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

Pathway

Level 3 Geography

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).


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. 91240 v2 Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

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

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