Level 3 Environmental Studies

13EVS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Besley

Recommended Prior Learning

TIC and/or HoF discretion


Sustainability is a critical issue for New Zealand - environmentally, economically, culturally, politically, and socially. We need to learn how to live smarter to reduce our impact on the environment for future generations. Environmental Studies is about learning to think and act in ways that will safeguard the future well being of people and our planet. Environmental Studies includes learning about: The environment – water, land, ecosystems, energy, waste, urban living, transportation The interactions between the natural environment and human activities, and the consequences of these The choices and actions we can take to prevent, reduce, or change harmful activities to the environment. 

15 UE credits are assessed internally. Not all skills taught will be assessed.


This is a literacy-rich course and the standards contribute towards UE literacy (reading and writing) - see standards below.


Faculties:

Social Sciences



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Fieldtrip costs.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90828 v3 Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 90831 v3 Education for Sustainability 3.4 - Analyse the impact that policies have on a sustainable future
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 90832 v3 Education for Sustainability 3.5 - Develop a strategy for an organisation that will contribute to a sustainable future
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91735 v2 Education for Sustainability 3.2 - Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment
3
I
4
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

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