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GEOGRAPHY - Level 1
Course Description
This is an introduction to Geography. Students will learn how the world's natural and cultural environments interact. Topics may include: field research in the Abel Tasman National Park; population studies - processes, patterns and trends; sustainable resource use in forestry; 1080 use in New Zealand; extreme natural events such as earthquakes; geographic skills; spatial analysis using GIS. Leads to Level 2 Geography.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Cost: $100 for fieldtrips (approximately)
Contact Dave Purdie
Level 1 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91007 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural eventsL1/Ext4L1
91009 Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environmentL1/Int3L1
91010 Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environmentL1/Ext4L1
91011 Conduct geographic research, with direction L1/Int4L1L1
91012 Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issueL1/Int3L1
91013 Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scaleL1/Int3L1
GEOGRAPHY - Level 2
Course Description
Students will explore real and relevant contemporary contexts, undertake field work and relate it to the geographic processes and patterns that shape the surface of the earth. Topics may include: natural landscapes; environmental monitoring; resource management; urban patterns; global issues; geographic skills; spatial analysis using GIS.
Leads to Level 3 Geography.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Cost: $50 for fieldtrips (approximately)
Contact Dave Purdie
Level 2 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91240 Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment L2/Ext4UE rw
91241 Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban patternL2/Int3L1
91243 Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment L2/Ext4L1
91244 Conduct geographic research with guidanceL2/Int5L1L1
91246 Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scaleL2/Int3L1
GEOGRAPHY - Level 3
Course Description
Students will study the complex nature of present environmental challenges and possible solutions. These may include: the effects of human activities on different environments; cultural processes: tourism; natural processes within a coastal environment with field research; global issues such as human trafficking and conflict diamonds; geographic skills; spatial analysis using GIS.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Cost: $200 for fieldtrips (approximately)
Contact Dave Purdie
Level 3 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91426 Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environmentL3/Ext4UE rw
91429 Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skillsL3/Ext4UE rw
91430 Conduct geographic research with consultation L3/Int5L1L1
91431 Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue L3/Int3UE r
91432 Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scaleL3/Int3L1