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Year 11 and 12 Geography

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​Pre-requisites

Minimum C result for semester one, Year 10 Humanities

Co-requisites

N/A 

Subject Description

In Geography, students develop their skills and thinking through the exploration of geographical challenges and their effects on people, places and the environment. 

Students are exposed to a variety of problems and challenges affecting people and places across the globe. These challenges include responding to risk in hazard zones, planning sustainable places, managing land cover transformations and planning for population change.

Weekly workload in hours

4+ hours

Structure

Unit 1
Unit 2​ Unit 3​ Unit 4

Hazard Zones

Natural hazard zones

Ecological hazard zones

Sustainable Places

Challenges to an Australian place

Challenges to a megacity

Land Cover Transformations

Climate change

Land cover transformations

Population Change


Australian population

Global population changes


Assessment

Schools devise assessments in Units 1 and 2 to suit their local context. In Units 3 and 4 students complete four summative assessments. The results from each of the assessments are added together to provide a subject score out of 100.

Students will also receive an overall subject result (A-E).

Summative assessment

​Unit 3
Unit 4​
Summative internal assessment 1 (IA1):
Examination - combination response
​25%
​Summative internal assessment 3 (IA3): Investigation - data report
25%​
Summative internal assessment 2 (IA2):
Investigation - field report
​25%
​Summative internal assessment 4 (IA4): Examination ​- combination response
​25%







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Last reviewed 25 June 2020
Last updated 25 June 2020