NCEA Level 3 Earth and Space Science 301
Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Monigatti
Earth and Space Science 301
Earth and Space Science looks at our planet, the factors which influence it, and our place in space. This course can lead to degrees in Astronomy, Environmental Science, Geology or Geography at University.
On completion of this course students should have developed ability to:
-carry out practical work, make observations, take and record measurements and evaluate
-identify the processes that have created the local Wellington / Wairarapa landscape
-investigate evidence for dating geological events and current issues in Earth and Space Science
-discuss processes occurring in the world’s oceans and atmosphere
UE Approved Subject
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in Level 2 Science
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
We will request a contribution towards the costs of these planned trips:
Island Bay & NIWA – anticipated contribution $15
GNS Lower Hutt – anticipated contributions $15
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 2, Week: 2
Term: 4, Week: 4
Term: 4, Week: 4
Term: 2, Week: 3
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.
Mining Engineer, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Zoologist, Microbiologist, Chemical Engineer, Biosecurity Officer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Urban/Regional Planner, Science Technician, Elected Government Representative, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Dairy Farmer, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Environmental Engineer, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Ranger, Fishery Officer, Pest Control Technician, Landscape Architect, Health and Safety Inspector, Geophysicist, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Immigration Officer, Quarantine Officer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Geospatial Specialist, Dairy Herd Manager, Facilities Manager,