Level 3 Geography

13GEO
Course Description

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.



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91427 v2 Geography 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.