Year 13 Geography

13GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Barclay

This course covers natural processes, a contemporary event and issue, spatial analysis, geographic skills and geographic research. Fieldwork is part of the Level 3 course and students will travel to the Kapiti coast to study coastal geomorphology as part of this course. This course provides the opportunity to gain credits towards the literacy and numeracy requirements for University Entrance. Scholarship Geography is offered to capable and motivated students.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

either 1 x 1B5 exercise book or 1 x Ringbinder and 1 x A4 lined refill, Field Trips: tbc


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91426 v2 Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

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