11GEO

Year 11 Geography

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Horne

Geography is concerned with the world as home to people. It looks especially at how the physical world interacts with the cultural world and the effects people can have on the physical world. Topics focus on the local area (e.g. Ponsonby), regions (e.g. the Rotorua region) and larger global spaces (e.g. New Zealand, The Pacific, Maldives and Iceland). 


Subject Overview

Term 1
91012 Demonstrate aspects of a geographic topic at a global study

This standard looks at child poverty in New Zealand and its related issues - the nature of the issue, various viewpoints and possible courses of action.

Term 2
91013 Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic

This standard looks at the global topic of countries affected by the Boxing Day Tsunami – the patterns, processes and how they are significant for people

Term 3
91011 Conduct geographic research, with direction

This standard looks at the research element of geography, focusing specifically on weather patterns in the area. Students will learn to collect data by carrying out research

91007 Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)

This external standard focuses on understanding the natural environment around us, and how they have been shaped by extreme natural events. The topic is Rangitoto, with a fieldtrip to the island in Term 1

Term 4
Revision and exam

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91009 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91012 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91013 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

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