NCEA Level 3 Earth and Space Science 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Monigatti

Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits in Level 2 Science

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

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There will be additional costs for these planned trips:
Island Bay & NIWA – anticipated cost $15
GNS Lower Hutt – anticipated cost $15