Geography NCEA 1

Course Details

Level 1 Optional 21 Credits


To understand earth as the home of people and our place within it.The course is divided up into 6 main themes: Extreme Natural Events (focusing on earthquakes), Sustainability (focusing on tourism in Tongariro National Park), Skills (which includes mapping, graphing, visual interpretation, values, statistics and geographic concepts), Research (exploring a hypothesis and gathering research and presenting it), a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue, and examining a topic at a global scale (cyclones).

Course Contribution:

Field Trip (Tongariro – Tourism) approx. $40 each plus $25 Course Book

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Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91007 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s) 1 4 External
91009 Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment 1 3 Internal
91010 Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment 1 4 External
91011 Conduct geographic research, with direction 1 4 Internal
91012 Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue 1 3 Internal
91013 Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 1 3 Internal

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