Level 1 Geography

11GE
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Lanigan

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth's surface and the human societies spread across it.

In year 11 geography we study:
- How earthquakes have shaped natural and cultural environments in New Zealand and globally.
- The Population Geography of New Zealand - looking at ideas like diversity and distribution.
-  Asking questions about the best sustainable use of the Wairarapa Moana Environment.
- We develop the ability to use a range of Geographic Skills and Concepts to help us analysis Geographic topics, including doing some Geographic research.



Pathway

Level 2 Geography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Optional field trip: 1 day field trip to the Wairarapa including a visit to a dairy farm, approximately $25.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


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. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91008 v3 Geography 1.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of population concepts
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.