ESU301

Environmental Sustainability 301 - Te Whakapūmautanga Taiao 301

Course Description

Students who choose to study Environmental Sustainability 301 will explore environmental sustainability issues in Marlborough through a series of guest speakers and field trips. They will want to make a difference to their world. Students will enjoy planning and taking their own action to make the future more sustainable; get out into the environment and collect information first hand, and make connections with people in their local community who are tackling some of the sustainability issues; investigate and focus on the local challenges; and engage with specialists in the community as stakeholders and/or mentors. 

Note: Field trips are an integral part of this course and it is expected that all students will attend these.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90828 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90831 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.4 - Analyse the impact that policies have on a sustainable future
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90832 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.5 - Develop a strategy for an organisation that will contribute to a sustainable future
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91411 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.2 - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91735 v2
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.2 - Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 24
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.