GEO101

Level 1 Geography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Barge

Level 1 Geography - ‘Nature’s Fury’ GEO 101

‘Nature’s Fury’ is a course based around extreme natural events.  The topics include tornadoes, tsunamis, and earthquakes, focusing on the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2011. Students taking this course will develop new skills in GIS (geographic information systems/mapping technology) where they will be able to investigate and make sense of earthquakes.  
As part of their study, there will be a field trip to Christchurch (approx. cost $30).

For further information see:  Mr Barge



Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91014 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.8 - Apply spatial analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91013 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91010 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91007 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

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