GEO2

Geography NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 23 Credits

Purpose:

To develop an understanding of the natural and cultural environments. Natural landscapes – Examining the South Island High Country, and Skills which include mapping, graphing, visual interpretation, values, statistics and geographic concepts. Contemporary geographic issues and geographic issues on a global scale (Issue of Endangered Species), as well as planning and carrying out research in relation to the climate of our region.

Entry Requirements:

12 credits in GEO1 or ENG1 or HIS1 or HOF/TIC approval.

Course Contribution:

Field trips (Ohakune - Geographic Research approx $25/ Optional South Island Trip approx $1500), $25 course book

Leads To:

GEO3

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91240 Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment 2 4 External
91243 Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment 2 4 External
91244 Conduct geographic research, with guidance 2 5 Internal
91245 Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue 2 3 Internal
91246 Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 2 3 Internal

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