- Approx Cost:
- $50 for one field trip; Text book $30
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
- Course Outline:
Year 11 students will learn about people and places and how cities change over time. Case studies of the London and Chicago with a focus on gang-related homicide patterns in Chicago. Students will gain skills in: planning and implementing fieldwork, collaborating in teams, verbal and written communication through essay and report writing, discussions and presentations.
Students will be introduced to the ArcGIS spatial world and complete all maps and analysis using this Geographic Information System. Student licences for ArcGIS are now available for all Geography students.
There is one internal NCEA assessment in this course which includes 3 literacy credits.
- Where Does It Lead:
GEO101, Geography 201, Geography 301. Tertiary studies at University. A Geography degree leads to careers in public service, the tourism industry, companies dealing with geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS), the police, local authorities, and in education.
- For further information see:
- Mr Gilpin/Mrs Connolly