Level 3 From City to Sea (SOS303)

SOS303
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Findlay

From City to Sea

This Social Science course has a Geography focus. It will be assessed against the National Achievement Standards with credits gained towards Level 3 NCEA. It is a mix of internally and externally assessed standards which can be used as an approved subject for UE.

The course will cover various geographic topics including:

  1. Analyzing Natural Processes and Conducting Geographic Research at Titahi Bay
  2. Geographic Concepts and skills
  3. Study of a Contemporary Geographic event, in 2021 this event will be the Homegrown Music Festival and the impact this has a Wellington City. 
  4. Geographic issues, and issues with a global focus such as human trafficking.




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2B8 exercise book, coloured pencils, grid paper
Field trip costs: approx. $45


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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: , Week:
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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: , Week:
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.