Year 11 Geography

Course Description

Geography is the study of places and relationships between people and their environments.  Geographers are cross-curricular thinkers that seek to understand where things are found, why they are there and how they change over time. Geography is a Science based subject.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Collaboration - Students will work in groups when doing field work.
  • Geographic Skills -  including  local field work and research

  • Communication - Share thoughts and listen to others. To continue to develop both written and verbal communication skills.
  • Online Digital Tools - such as Google Earth and virtual reality

  • Critical Thinking - To think critically about people’s differing perspectives in relation to Sustainable Environments and Geographic Issues.
  • Understanding Sustainable Environments - Tourism at the Poor Knights including an optional one day field trip

  • Field Work and Research Techniques
  • Current Geographic Issues - eg an Extreme Natural Event such as allowing tourism to continue at White Island.

Resources Required

1B8 exercise book
Pens, Glue Stick