Level 2 Geography

200GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Brown

Specific skills learned :

Resource interpretation of maps, photographs, diagrams, cartoons, images, models, films, text and internet search.

Resource construction skills to create multiple forms of complex presentations which include visual, spatial and statistical combined.

Social skills in working with others and appreciating different values and perspectives.

Communication skills in presenting information as an essay, power point presentation, SOLO graphic organisers.

Geography is recognised as a useful qualification for a wide range of careers. Some of the hundreds of different jobs geographers are working include: Resource Planner, GIS Analyst, Conservation, Wildlife Management (DoC), Logistics & Transportation, Teaching & Education, Resource Management (Ministry of Environment, Climate and weather based careers (NIWA), Maori Research & Development (Ngai Tahu), Travel & Tourism, Airlines Flight & Crew Ground, Mining & Exploration, Diplomatic Service, Export & Trade etc.


Course Overview

Semester 1
This Level 2 semester course is about getting to know and understand criminal activity happening around the world. It will inspire you to recognise the responsibilities you have as a citizen

The Year 12 course covers the following

• Chicago Gangs and Murder patterns
• Illegal Hunting, Trading and Destroying of world species
• Money can make people do the craziest things

Semester 2
This Level 2 semester course is about getting to know and understand the interactions of the natural and cultural environments and how it changes over time.

The Year 12 course covers the following

• Researching a large natural environment – Tongariro National Park
• Applying geographic skills to natural and cultural environments

Pathway

Level 3 Geography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 Skills Workbook
4 x coloured highlighters
Pencil/Pens/Coloured Pencils
Ruler/Eraser
2B5 Book
Clearfile
USB flash drive
Laptop (optional but highly recommended)


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 NCEA qualification


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Historian, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Fishing Skipper, Urban/Regional Planner, Emergency Management Officer, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Interpreter, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Ranger, Landscape Architect, Geophysicist, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Career Consultant


Disclaimer

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