Level 2 Social Science

SOSC2
Course Description

The Social Sciences course at Level Two continues on from the Level One course but a learner could easily pick this subject up in Level Two for the first time.The units look at the dynamic relationships between the land and people throughout the world in many different situations and lessons that can be learned from these relationships.

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

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

In previous years topics covered included : Endangered species and their implications for people, Haast Hollyford Road, Apartheid in South Africa, Tourism in The Catlins, NZ as a Tourist Destination, World Tourist destinations and an individual History Research unit.


Pathway

Level 3 Social Science, Level 3 Tourism

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trips depending on topics chosen


Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91240 v2 Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.