Level 1 Geography

GEO100
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Level One Geography

Geography 100 is an academic course designed to provide students with an understanding of human and physical geography topics, both within New Zealand and globally.  The physical geography topics include sustainability, plate tectonics, earthquakes and liquefaction.  Human geography topics include learning about where we build our cities and why we build there, the lasting impacts of these choices, and the ways in which we manage these impacts.  

Students will use geographic skills to investigate environments, complete geographic research about the use of an environment, and look at a contemporary New Zealand issue.   Geography 100 will develop research, essay writing and field work skills in students. This course has a substantial and compulsory field trip component.  Field trips are essential support for assessments in Geography.  All field trips will be free for students to attend.  

Students will find it beneficial to take History 100 or Business 100 alongside Geography 100.


Learning Areas:

Social Sciences



Pathway

Level 2 Geography