Year 11 Geography

11GEO
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

Year 12 History

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
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. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
1
I
3
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: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.