Level 1 Geography

L1GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Millanta

What will I learn and how will I learn?
Geography is the study of the natural and cultural environments and the interaction between them.  Over the course of the year, students will learn about extreme natural events, directed research, contemporary issues, global study, population studies, sustainability, and learn skills in mapping, graphing and valuing. There may be a field trip opportunity.

Conditions of Assessment
Assessment is by Achievement Standards, three externally assessed and five internally assessed.

Submitting Internal Assessment
Achievement Standard 91007 in a folder; Achievement Standards 91008 and 91010 electronically.

Resubmission and Further Assessment Opportunities
Resubmissions can only be offered once and only when small errors or omissions need to be corrected in student work in a short period of time. There is no further teaching available.  Further assessment opportunities are available in every standard.


Pathway

Level 2 Geography

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry is open.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91008 v3 Geography 1.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of population concepts
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 1, Week: 10
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Conservator, Curator, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management


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