Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 2 Earth and Space Science 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Monigatti.

Earth and Space Science 201
Earth and Space Science looks at our planet, the factors which influence it, and our place in space. This course leads towards Earth and Space Science 301,
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 the mechanisms for survival in extreme environments
-discuss how energy is cycled within the physical and biological system of the Earth
-explain how stars, planets and moons are formed

Learning Areas:



NCEA Level 3 Earth and Space Science 301

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Biosecurity Officer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Urban/Regional Planner, Science Technician, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Ranger, Fishery Officer, Landscape Architect, Health and Safety Inspector, Geophysicist, Health and Safety Adviser, Immigration Officer, Quarantine Officer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Geospatial Specialist, Facilities Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

We will request a contribution towards the costs of these planned trips:
Carter Observatory & Te Papa – anticipated contribution $15