Level 2 Geography - Natural Geography - Semester A

2GEOA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Meade

Geography is the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is, quite simply, about the world in which we live. Geography is unique in bridging the social sciences (human geography) with the natural sciences (physical geography). Units of learning in Year 12 include:
- Natural landscapes around the world
- Natural processes and human impacts in the Amazon Rainforest.
- Geographic issues - mining conservation land
- Geographic skills - maps, aerial photos, satellite images etc
- Important people, places and events from NZ and around the world


Pathway

Level 3 Geography - Coastal Matters - Semester A

Recommended Prior Learning TIC and/or HoF discretion
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. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
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: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.