L3 Geography

L3GEOG
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr N. Page

This course provides students with an advanced understanding of Human and Physical Geography. 

Students will develop geographic skills including critical thinking, cartographic skills and argument construction. Contexts covered include natural processes in the Tauranga Coastal Environment, the impact of tourism for places and environmental planning.

This course will be assessed to L3 Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 19 L3 credits.


Course Costs

Field trip to Mount Maunganui Beach: 1 day $5. Field trip to Rotorua: 1 day $70. Total $75


Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to having gained 14 credits in Geography at L2. If Geography has not been studied previously, entry may be offered through the equivalent from another Social Science at L2 (or English) at the discretion of the HOD.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91426 v2 Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
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. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
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.