Geography Level 1
Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fletcher
Geography Level 1
The study of humans interacting with their environments including the physical environment and the built environment.
Concept 1: Sustainability: a study of sustainable use of the Bay of Islands environment through tourism and Freedom Camping’s effect on our area.
Concept 2: Playing on the Coromandel – where visitors originate and what they do when they come and visit.
Concept 3: The global coffee trade: a study of the origins and destinations of coffee globally.
Concept 4: Extreme Natural Events: a study of the Christchurch earthquakes and the effects these quakes have on the natural and cultural environment, using Google Earth to show possible effects on Wellington from earthquakes.
Recommended Prior Learning
A reasonable level of literacy is required.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A 4 day trip to explore the Bay of Islands- approx $200
This trip is combined with History and Te Reo Māori.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.