SOS103

Level 1 Rocks, Rivers & Rumbles (SOS103)

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Findlay

Rocks, Rivers and Rumbles

This Social Science course has a Geography focus. It will be assessed against the National Achievement Standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level One. 

The course covers various geographic topics and concepts relating to Extreme Natural Events including the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes, Geographic concepts and Skills, Geographic Issues including Development in Shelly Bay, Global geographic topics including the global pattern of earthquakes, and conducting geographic research measuring river flow

Students will attain their credits by a programme of internal and external assessment. 18 credits (8 externally assessed).





Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x 1B8 exercise book, grid paper, coloured pencils, ruler
Field trips: $45 approx.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 91010 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 11

A.S. 91012 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91013 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 8