2 A Changing Land (2CHANG)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy

Learners will investigate the geological processes that have formed parts of the South Island. We will look at how the continent of Zealandia has developed over time and how the forces of nature continue to shape and change the land we live on. ** Learners will have the choice of external standards.


Learning Areas:

Science, Social Science


3 A Changing World (3CHANG), 3 Future Footprints (3FOOT), 3 Practical Science (3PSCI)

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Marine Biologist, Science Technician, Meteorologist, Geologist, Geophysicist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $5.00 for in-class materials and resources.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Additional course-specific stationery items include
A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket
WA4 writing exercise book 7mm ruled 36 leaves

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change