Level 2 Geography
Level 1 Literacy and preferably Numeracy or, at least 12 credits in Level 1 Geography.
Geography looks at our environment and how we deal with natural and cultural events and how we interact with nature. It uses ideas from geology, physics, chemistry, sociology, psychology, climatology, biology, population science and statistics to attempt to explain why and how humans live/die, exist, work and play in distinct areas of our world.
Topic 1: Growth and development of a Major World City (London)
Topic 2: Practical Research (Regional Weather)
Topic 3: Global Issue(Coffee Industry)
Topic 4: Geological Processes (Bank’s Peninsula)
Topic 5: Awareness of the Natural and Built Environment (Bank’s Peninsula).
Topic 6: Geographic Skills and Ideas
|Number||Title||I or E*||Credits|
|91241||Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern||I||3|
|91244||Conduct geographic research with guidance||I||5|
|90246||Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale||I||4|
|91189||Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand locality||I||4|
|91240||Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment||E||4|
|91243||Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment||E||4|
I or E * = Internal or external assessments
Leads to: NCEA level 3 Geography.
Cost: Two one-day field trips. TBA
Contact: Mr R Wickett