Level 2 Geography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • 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.
  • A Large Natural Environment - Tongariro Volcanic Region including physical and human aspects.
  • Critical Thinking - To think critically about people’s differing perspectives in relation to Sustainable Environments and Geographic Issues.
  • Current Geographic Issue - Conflicting values over use of land eg Ihumatao.
  • Field Work and Research Techniques.
  • Research  - What new business would you like to see at the Town Basin?

  • Global Patterns - Volcanic activity across the globe and the impact on people.

Field Trip: There is a possibility for a trip to Tongariro and Waitomo.

Year Levels/Departments:

Geography, Seniors

Resources Required

1B8 exercise book, Pens, Glue Stick,