Teacher in Charge: Miss E. Stanbridge
“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 event processes, effects and mitigation strategies, 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.
There may be one-day field trips as part of this course. There is a possible data gathering trip Term 3. The cost of this trip is around $20 to cover travel costs.
It is also expected that you purchase the Skills workbook costs approximately $20.00.