Level 3 Geography
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Welsh
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: The external component or the course is based around two standards. A study of Tourism Development in Rotorua and Geographic Skills (using maps, graphs, photos etc). Internal assessment will focus on the Research standard using the Muriwai environment, looking at perspectives on the Contemporary Issue of Human Trafficking and a Global Study looking at Coral reefs worldwide.
In addition to the content and case studies, students learn a range of skills such as gathering, presenting, analysing and interpreting data together with practical techniques.
There is a two-day trip to Rotorua as part of the Tourism Development external.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A donation will be requested for the 2-day Rotorua Tourism Development trip.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in ONE of the following subjects: 12GEO, 12MED (excludes AS91253), 12ENG, 12ENC, 12HIS, 12CLA, 12ECO or HOD approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
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.
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