Geography 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Leslie


If you did not take a pathway course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.

Geography is about the relationship between people and the natural world. It is about the world around us, how people experience It, and how people remake the world. In the twenty first century, the skills and knowledge covered in geography are more important than ever. Resource use, pandemics, climate change, and the issues regarding a growing global population need to be addressed in an intelligent and sustainable manner.

•Cultural Processes (focus on Tourism)
•Planning and decision making
•Natural processes

•Analytical thinking and decision making

Course Overview

Term 1
Natural processes: Beach processes and erosion

Term 2
Planning and decision making: an internal on a geographic issue.
Geographic skills
Resource interpretation

Term 3
Cultural processes: tourism in Rotorua and Bali.
Geographic skills
Resource interpretation

Term 4

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$140 (transport, food, for Rotorua field trip) + skills book

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work, Possible future careers: Urban/Environmental/Regional/Town Planner, Construction and Infr

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