L1 Geography - Semester A

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Begley

Level 1 Geography - Semester A

A taste of Geography - Natural Issue 

This course can be taken in SEMESTER A or B but NOT both.


The students who take this course should be curious about the world around them. Students will learn about local issues, perspectives as well as global topics. Semester A will be more nature-focused as we look into the South Kaipara Deer cull and look at how environmental factors influence the production of Cacao beans as a global topic.

Achievement Objectives

  1. Understand that natural and cultural environments have particular characteristics and how environments are shaped by processes that create spatial patterns. 

  2. Understand how people interact with natural and cultural environments and that this interaction has consequences.

Values & Skills

  • Respect   
  • ecological sustainability

  •  Research

  • Diversity                                         

  •  Managing self

  •   Using language, symbols and texts

Learning Contexts include: South Kaipara Region Deer Cull, Growing Cacao (Chocolate) and Tidy Kiwi.


Pathway

L2 Geography - Semester A, L2 Geography - Semester B

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Chromebook/Laptop


Prior Learning & Prerequisites

None.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.