GEO101

NCEA Level 1 Geography 101

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Struthers

Geography 101

“Geography is the subject that holds the key to our future” 

It is about understanding the processes of the world and how people and the environment interact. There are practical fieldwork and skills components to the subject.
This 101 course is designed as an introduction to the study of Geography, we study different aspects of the natural and cultural world including extreme natural events the processes, effects and mitigation, understanding contemporary issues and the global nature of today's world. The course is varied and interesting, with an emphasis on gaining skills integral to Geography. There is a practical component, including a field trip to support one of the internal standards.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There are one-day field trips as part of this course. There is a data gathering trip Term 2 and a possible trip Term 3. The cost of these trips are around $20 each to cover travel costs.

It is also expected that you purchase the Skills workbook costs approximately $20.00.

Recommended Prior Learning

None

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91013 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91012 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91010 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91007 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

1
E
4
Y
Total Credits