Approx Cost:
Field Trips $150.00, Skills notebook $25.00
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open entre.  Note: the Social (GES101) and Natural Geography (GEN01) courses are both similar standards so you cannot do both.

Course Outline:

This course is focused on Social Geography.  This means exploring how people in particular places interact, relate to their environemnts and what issues arise from these interactions.  Some of the topics we cover include:

  • Research

Looking at our local main street and how well it meets the needs for the people who live here.  What services or products are missing?

  • Global Study

How are people living on our planet - the world at night ( an interpretation of satellite images).

  • Sustainable use of an environment

Is tourism in the Maldives sustainable?

  • Population Concepts:

7 billon and growing - what does this mean for us?  What patterns emerge and how will we respond.

 

Assessment:

This course includes 3 internal and 2 external Achievement Standards for a total of 18 credits.

Where Does It Lead:

Geography in Years 12 and 13.  Careers in resource management, planning, surveying, demographics, travel.  University and Polytechnic study.

For further information see:
Mr C Perry