Geography Level 1

GEO101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Fletcher

Geography 101

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 Coromandel’s 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. 


Optional Standard:
AS 91007 - Extreme Natural Events (External - 4 credits)




Pathway

Geography Level 2

This course could also lead into Level 2 - Tourism through Distance

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A trip 3 day to Hahei discovering the Coromandel - approx $150
This trip is combined with Physical Education and Outdoor Education


Recommended Prior Learning

A reasonable level of literacy is required. 


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. 91014 v2 Geography 1.8 - Apply spatial analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem
1
I
3
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 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


Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 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.