Course details

  • Further study This course prepares students for studying Geography at Stage 1

About the subject

In this subject students investigate our world to understand how people and the environment interact. The climate, environment, vegetation, communities, water, landscape are subjects of investigation; through exploration and discussion of them, students will understand the natural world and how we shape it.

In the course students will:

  • Develop geography skills, including map reading and interpretation, and a working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), computer based tools for mapping and analysing geographic information
  • Investigate the geography of their local area, recording and analysing geographic data on local coastlines, land use and transport used to produce reports examining current and likely future uses.

Students will learn

  • Skills and Application Tasks
  • Inquiry
  • Fieldwork and Investigation

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