Level 2 Geography

12GEO
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

Level 3 Geography

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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91247 v2 Geography 2.8 - Apply spatial analysis, with guidance, to solve a geographic problem
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
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. 91240 v2 Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work, Possible future careers: Urban/Environmental/Regional/Town Planner, Construction and Infrastucture.


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