Level 2 Mega Cities & Mountains (SOS203)

SOS203
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Findlay

Mega Cities and Mountains


This Social Science course has a Geography focus. It will be assessed against the National Achievement Standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level 2. 

The course covers various geographic topics and concepts relating to Explaining Natural Environments and conducting Geographic Research at Tongariro National Park, Geographic concepts and Skills; and Urban patterns Geographic Issues and Global Patterns in Mega Cities

Students will attain their credits by a programme of internal and external assessment. 14 credits (8 Externally assessed).


 The fieldwork is based in Tongariro and Wellington. Costs TBC.


Pathway

Level 3 20th Century Art, Architecture & Design (SOS307), Level 3 Antisemitism from Origins to Auschwitz (SOS301), Level 3 From City to Sea (SOS303), Level 3 Greek Art & Roman Philosophers (SOS306), Level 3 Science - Earth and Space Science (ESS301), Level 3 Sustainable Societies & Futures (SOS302)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x 1B8, grid paper, coloured pencils
Field trip costs: approx. $45


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91240 v2 Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
5
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

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