Level 3 Geography

13GE
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Lanigan

To understand Interacting Natural Processes we will investigate how tectonic, fluvial, marine and aeolian processes interact to create the Kapiti coast environment.

Cultural Processes are investigated through the study of tourism development and how it shapes the geographic environments of the Rotorua region.

We will also explore other Geographic topics of interest to support our NCEA Internal Assessment programme.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trips to Kapiti Coast and Rotorua - approximately $400.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry although it is recommended that Level 2 Geography has been achieved. For students new to Geography a high level of reading and writing skills and good self-management is essential. Entry will be at the discretion of the HOD.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91426 v2 Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91427 v2 Geography 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.