Level 2 Geography

GEO201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Barge

Level 2 Geography   

Part One: 'CSI and the City'

In this course, students will explore the urban development of Timaru where there will be a field trip to conduct geographic research in the town centre. Students will then investigate the city of Chicago and look at the issue of gangs and crime. Students taking this course will develop their skills in GIS (geographic information systems/mapping technology).

Part Two: ‘Mountains and Ice’  

‘In ‘Mountains and Ice,’ students will explore one of New Zealand’s largest natural environments, the South Island High Country, focusing on how it was formed and how it has changed. As part of the course, there will be a field trip to Mount Cook National Park to study glaciation. Geographic issues will include climate change and how we use our environment.

For further information see:  Mr Barge


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
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.