Tourism/Geography (Welcome to My House) NCEA 1
Course DetailsSemester Course 12 Credits (Semester 1 or 2, Half year course only)
Purpose:The purpose of this half year is to introduce students to Geography with a Tourism focus. It is aimed at middle to lower ability students. The areas of study look at our Awa (river), the Moana (Tasman Sea), the Maunga (the mountains) and Whenua (that land). Geography is the study of people and their interaction with the environment and Tourism is travelling to a place you do not normally live in. The course examines two Tourism Unit Standards and two Geography Internal Achievement Standards. It looks at other key concepts such as change, perspectives, and sustainability.
Entry Requirements:None- although suited to middle to lower ability students.
Course Contribution:$35, plus a field trip to Tongariro National Park.
Leads To:Level 2 Tourism, Other Level 2 Social Sciences
Some or all of the following will be offered:
|24726||Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism||2||3||Internal|
|24727||Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment||2||3||Internal|
|91009||Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment||1||3||Internal|
|91012||Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue||1||3||Internal|