Level 1 Geography

GEO101
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91014 v2 Geography 1.8 - Apply spatial analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem
1
I
3
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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

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