Year 11 Geography

11GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Barclay

This course involves detailed study of different topics ranging from Extreme Natural Events looking at the processes and sequences of events that take place in an event like a tropical cyclone or earthquake, to renewable and nonrenewable resources, which examines distribution patterns and systems operations on farms and mines, to global population patterns and processes. A study of a contemporary geographic issue and guided geographic research are also part of this course.


Pathway

Year 12 Biology, Year 12 Chemistry, Year 12 Classical Studies, Year 12 Design and Visual Communication, Year 12 Digital Technology, Year 12 Economics, Year 12 Geography, Year 12 History, Year 12 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

either 1 x 2B5 exercise book or 1 x Ringbinder / 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Protractor, $25 Geographic Skills workbook, 2 x trips: $15-20 per field trip


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 11
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.