Level 1 Rocks, Rivers and Rumbles (SOS103)

SOS103
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).





Pathway

Level 2 Greek Heroes and the Rise of Rome (SOS206), Level 2 Macroeconomics: the big issues (SOS205), Level 2 Mega Cities and Mountains (SOS203), Level 2 Our Pacific Neighbours (SOS201)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


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: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

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