Level 3 Geography
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 advanced understanding of the interactions that occur between the cultural and natural environments. Students will be required to develop an understanding of coastal processes conducting fieldwork at Waihi Beach. Students will also be studying tourism processes in Rotorua which will involve a two day field trip experiencing the tourism industry, and looking at the future sustainability of tourism in Rotorua. Students will also be further developing their application of GIS skills using ARCGIS software, this software is used globally in a range of industries.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20 for one day field trip to Waihi. Approximately $170 for an overnight field trip to Rotorua
2B8 exercise book, Blue or Black pens, Ruler, Highlighters, Refill, Clearfile.
Pencils, protractor, Colouring pencils.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in NCEA Level 2 Geography or approval from the HOF
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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