Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Cleere
Geography is about people and their environment.
This course aims to:
- Develop a knowledge and understanding of the world's people and places.
- Allow students to consider and form opinions about current issues facing us.
- Help students develop skills to carry out research.
- Use information and communication technology to enhance learning.
This course will cover:
- Natural environments and their use for development, the challenge of managing disparities in development around the world as a result of contrasting natural environments, governments and multi-national corporations.
- The global pattern of coffee production and its impacts on communities
- Patterns within large urban environments due to natural and cultural factors.
- Geographical skills such as topographic mapping and statistical techniques will be integrated into the course.
Field trip: Three days in Tongariro National Park.
Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
Optional field trip to Tongariro approximately $250.
Recommended Prior Learning
None but Year 11 Geography would be an advantage.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.