Level 3 Geography*

3GEO
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.
  • Coastal Processes - Studying Ruakaka Beach.
  • 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
  • How a cultural process shapes an environment - Studying Tourism at Waitomo.


  • Research  - eg The popularity of local exercise venues.

  • Global Patterns - Global tourism.

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