Year 11 Geography
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).
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.
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
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
Revision and exam
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.