Approx Cost:
Field trips $180.00
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Level 1 literacy.

Course Outline:

Some of the topics we will cover in the course:

  • Global study – exploring a global pattern, the causes and the significance of it for people.
  • Research – we will study vegetation zonation in an alpine environment.
  • The Natural Environment – we study the South Island High Country and go on an over-night field trip to Mt Cook.
  • Issue – we look at DOC’s use of 1080 poison to control predators in our national parks.
  • Urban patterns – we use CSI Chicago crime statistics to show how the patterns of cities change over time.

 This course includes 3 internal and 2 external Achievement Standards.

Where Does It Lead:

GEO301 and careers in resource management, planning, surveying, demographics and travel.

For further information see:
Mr C Perry.