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Level 1 Geography

Level 1

Course Code: 1ZGEO
Who can I talk to: Miss Walton, Mrs Grass

You will develop your writing, oral and visual skills to communicate information to others. You will show your ability to apply Geographic concepts to explain issues and patterns backed by evidence and diagrams and produce texts of all kinds. You will be encouraged to develop a can-do attitude through self-motivation. You will interact with others effectively in groups, gathering data and showing understanding of viewpoints on issues. These strategies will allow you to be an active member of society showing an understanding of responsibilities in social, cultural and environmental situations. You will learn to read maps and diagrams as well as use data to construct and interpret various graphs, maps and images.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

You explore current Geographic issues which affect our world that result from the interaction between Humans and the Environment with a focus on water. You will discover the Global pattern of water. You will be conducting research around our school to see how accurate Metservice data is for Pukekohe compared to our own measurements at school. You will be looking at the Contemporary Geographic issue of the use of vehicles on Karioitahi beach. Your external exam will cover the Extreme Natural Event of the 2009 Samoan Tsunami and you will also apply Geographic skills.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
91010 Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment 4 y y 15-11-2021
91011 Conduct geographic research, with direction 4 y y y 24-05-2021
91012 Decribe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue 3 y y y 24-08-2021
91013 Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 3 y y y 26-03-2021
91007 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments thta have been shaped by extreme natural event/s. 4 y y y 24-11-2021
Credits: 18
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

Voluntary contribution to field trip expenses will be requested.

Companion Subjects

Science, History, Social Science Studies

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable