12GEO

Level 2 Geography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Bossenger

Geography is the study of the environment around us.  We look at aspects of physical, human and environmental geography, developing an in-depth understanding of the interactions that occur between the cultural and natural environment.  Students will be building on their knowledge of the processes that form New Zealand by conducting fieldwork in Tongariro National Park, this will involve a three day fieldtrip staying and researching the environment.  They will be further developing their knowledge of the application of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) skills developing the ability to use and apply ARCGIS software which is used in many industries today. 


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 for Workbook and course materials
2B8 exercise book, Blue or Black pens, Ruler, Highlighters, Refill, Clearfile.
Pencils, protractor, Colouring pencils.
There will be a fieldtrip cost for the three day trip to Tongariro National Park of aproximately $120-150

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits in NCEA Level 1 Geography or approval from HOF.

Credit Information

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. 91247 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.8 - Apply spatial analysis, with guidance, to solve a geographic problem
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
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
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. 91243 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 8