GEO201

Level 2 Geography 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Butcher

The course introduces students to geomorphology (the study of landforms and landscapes) TBC, urban geography (the study of cities) and economic geography. A number of contemporary geographical issues and a global study will also be completed. Students will gain a wide range of geographic skills including research, map and photograph interpretation, statistical analysis and critical thinking. Fieldwork visit to Auckland CBD.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Four internally assessed Achievement Standard assignments completed throughout the year (14 credits), plus two externally assessed Achievement Standard examinations completed at the end of the year (8 credits).


Recommended Prior Learning

Students are expected to have strong literacy skills and will be encouraged to participate in Scholarship Geography tutorials. At least 16 credits from Level 1 Geography including credits in least 1 external standard.
OR, if new to subject, at least 80 Level 1 credits from any subjects at the discretion of the HOD.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5, calculator, set of coloured pencils, ruler, pencil, eraser, glue stick.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91241 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91242 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of differences in development
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91243 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91244 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91245 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91246 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 5

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