Level 1 Social Science

SOSC1
Course Description

This course will be developed in conjunction with the learners and may include any combination of Economics, Geography and History standards depending on the interests of the class.

It will be based on local, national and international topics and be a combination of external and internal assessment.

In recent years we’ve covered topics which included the sustainability of activities in The Catlins, global patterns of earthquakes, and the causes and effects of natural disasters.


Pathway

Level 2 Social Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Hard backed lined notebook.


Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91015 v3 Art History 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of formal elements of art works, using art terminology
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91012 v3 Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91011 v3 Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91010 v2 Geography 1.4 - Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91009 v3 Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91007 v3 Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91001 v3 History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 33 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.