Social Scientists have had a busy term to look back on.
Geographers at Year 11 have been learning about Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tropical Cyclones and on a local level the Dunedin Flood of June 2015, Coastal Management of St.Clair, St Kilda beaches.
Year 12 have completed an Internal Assessment on Life in Dunedin City researching Parking, House Values, Playing Fields, the changing face of worship and Fast food outlets. They most recently returned from their Mt Cook Aoraki field trip where they looked at Sustainability in a National Park.
Year 13 went on their Dunedin Coastline field trip completing an internal assessment on Tunnel Beach and Sandfly Bay. They are at present studying a major even with impact and the Planning and Decision Making required. A team of four from the University of Otago geography department visited our class outlining the benefits of geography and the massive range of careers possible with a geography degree.
Social Studies classes have been learning about Sustainability, Human Rights, 'What it is to be a New Zealander' and 'Amazonia'.