3 . 2 – T O U R I S M D E V E L O P M E N T
Level 3 Geo Exams 2013
The questions required some reading and selection
of key words.
Both questions were about the effects of TD
Students who planned, wrote a better answer.
Students who included specific information achieved
at a higher level. You must include specific info to
achieve higher than a 2
Maps must be appropriate to the question not just a
pre learnt one.
This question was about how the temporal variations
of the process of TD have resulted in variations in the
This means you need to talk about how tourism
development has changed and how these changes
have affected the environment.
This was more than just the story of how tourism
happened in the setting
You needed to discuss how tourism development
worked in two (or more) different times
How this affected the environment
The Map needed to show a change in the
environment between time 1 and time 2
The map needed to be annotated or labelled to show
the effects on the environment.
There were some excellent maps done. See if you can
find one in your class to have a look at.
Good maps got a double tick.
So the answer should have included
The effects you should have talked about were.
More building, new attractions built, landscape
changes, pollution of lakes and rivers.
Also you needed to talk about concentration or
agglomeration of features and some dispersal too.
This question was about the effects of TD on the
people and place.
Economic (e+-), Social (s+-), Environmental (en+-)
The effects need to have been linked to a specific
place, group, person or amount of money. So not just
‘lots of jobs’ but ‘1 in 4 jobs in Rotorua are the result
The good answers were well structured with
paragraphs for each type of effect.
Students who tried to include Hawaii struggled as we
have not covered this yet.
Make sure you understand how the locations are
affected by TD
The Map had to show the effects in ONE location
(RTQ) so you had to label on the map where the
effects were seen/occurred.
Good maps used a colour coded system to show types
of effects and labelled them as positive or negative.
There were some excellent maps done – see if you
can find one in your class – good maps had double
Revision and Internals
If you want to do the big event internal (RnV) please
tell your teacher today. We need this info asap.
The first Monday of the holidays will be internal
assessment catch up day. If you want to redo an
assessment – let us know by Friday and be here on
Monday at 10am.
The second Monday of the holidays we will have a
9am till 1pm in R86
You bring biscuits – we will bring coffee and tea and