Level 1 Geography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Purdie

Course theme:  people and the environment.  This is an introduction to Geography.  Students will learn how the world's natural and cultural environments interact.  Topics may include: field research in the Abel Tasman National Park; wordl population; sustainable resource use in forestry; 1080 use in New Zealand; extreme natural events such as earthquakes; geographic skills; spatial analysis using GIS. 

There are three, one day field trips based on the curriculum and linked to the 1080, research and forestry topics.

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


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