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Level 3 Geography

Level 3

Course Code: 3ZGEO
Who can I talk to: Mrs Myburgh, Mrs Grass

You will develop your writing, oral and visual skills to communicate information to others. Your writing will display your ability to make statements that are well explained and backed by evidence and diagrams. You will show your ability to apply Geographic concepts to explain issues and patterns and produce texts of all kinds. You will be encouraged to develop a can-do attitude through self-motivation. Planning, and setting goals at a high standard, will enable you to meet any challenge. You will interact with others effectively in groups, gathering data and showing understanding of viewpoints on issues. Through this, together you will apply new ways of thinking, problem solving and making suggestions for future situations. These strategies will allow you to be an active member of society, showing an understanding of responsibilities in social, cultural and environmental situations. The subject will enable you to consider both the physical science and human environment to help apply geographic thinking skills and ensure a sustainable approach to global issues.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

You will investigate current Geographic processes and issues using Geographic skills and concepts, to show your understanding of the interactions between physical and human environments. During Term 1 you will visit Tongariro and study how volcanism shaped Tongariro National Park. You will conduct a research project at Tongariro to show your understanding of the processes in the park. For the Contemporary issue we will come home and discover how Sunset Beach -Port Waikato is disappearing and how it impacts the cultural sustainability of the community. You will analyse the global pattern of Diseases.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
91432 Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 3 y y y y 24-09-2021
91431 Analyse aspects of a contemporary NZ geographic issue 3 y y y y 24-06-2021
91430 Conduct geographic research, with consultation 5 y y y y 24-03-2021
91429 Demonstarte understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills 4 y y 24-11-2021
91426 Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a NZ geographic environment 4 y y y y 24-11-2021
Credits: 19
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

12 credits in a Social Science subject, or with HOD appoval.

Course Related Costs

Overnight trip expenses will be requested.

Companion Subjects

Earth Sciences, Statistics

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable