GEO1 - Geography

Level:
NCEA 1
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 21
Endorsement:
Yes
Leads To:
Geography (NCEA 2)
Contribution:
Optional Field Trip (Tongariro - Tourism) approx. $40 each

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).

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91007 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s) 1 4 External No No
91009 Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment 1 3 Internal No No
91010 Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment 1 4 External No No
91011 Conduct geographic research, with direction 1 4 Internal No No
91012 Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue 1 3 Internal No No
91013 Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 1 3 Internal No No
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(*) Last Reviewed: July 31, 2019

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