Level 2 Earth Processes and Events - Semester A

2EARTA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Johnson

This course explores extreme earth events including earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis, and the geological processes that cause them. It includes a practical investigation into the behaviour of tsunami waves and a a field trip to investigate and report on geological processes in a New Zealand locality.


Pathway

Level 3 Meteorology - Semester B, Level 3 Oceanography - Semester A

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: Stileapp subscription approx $28. Field trip approximately $75.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 8 Level 1 Science credits. Or at the discretion of the Head of Science.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91187 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.1 - Carry out a practical Earth and Space Science investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91189 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.3 - Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand locality
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91191 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the causes of extreme Earth events in New Zealand
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Disclaimer

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