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3.4 examfeedback

  1. 1. Year 13 Geography 2013 Skills Practice Exam Feedback
  2. 2. Question 1(a) - Achieved  A – Describes ONE pattern of aquaculture in general terms e.g.  Most located on coast (spatial)  What is farmed varies (spatial)  Fewer species farmed inland (spatial)  Significant increase in aquaculture in the last 20 years (temporal)  “s” in the margin
  3. 3. Question 1(a) – Merit & Excellence  M – Describes ONE pattern in detail OR TWO patterns described generally  “d” in the margin  E – Both patterns described comprehensively with detail included  “c” in the margin
  4. 4. Question 1(b) - Achieved  A – Identify ONE reason for increasing significance of aquaculture e.g.  Demand for aquaculture is increasing due to declining fish stocks  Fish consumption is increasing globally  Natural environment of NZ’s coastline means we can meet increased demand  Reason MUST show national significance
  5. 5. Question 1(b) – Merit & Excellence  M – Identifies more than one reason for increasing significance OR ONE reason supported with specific information from the resource  “d” in the margin  E – More than one reason for increasing significance identified in detail with clear understanding of national significance  “c” in the margin
  6. 6. Question 1(c) & (d)  A (c) – Location is given in general terms – “s” in the margin  M (c) – Accurate description given including grid reference/distance/direction from another place – “d” in the margin  A (d) – ONE reason suggested – “s” in the margin  M (d) – TWO reasons suggested – “d” in the margin  Both questions to Merit level only
  7. 7. Question 1(d) – possible answers  Sheltered water  Enclosed bay away from currents  Away from main settlements  Accessible at low water  Away from shipping channels
  8. 8. Question 1(e), (f), (g)  (e) – Orongo Bay or Ngangeroa Creek – “s” only  (f) – 0.8km – 1km/800m – 1000m (s)  (f) – 0.9km/900m (d)  (g) – NE  For (f) must have units to score  Overall Judgement for Question One:  A = 4s  M = 3d+1s  E = 3d+1c
  9. 9. Question 2 (a)  Not done well!  Mapping conventions required: ◦ Statistical map used/a LOCATED graph ◦ Correct type of graph – bar graph or proportional circles ◦ Axes – same scale for each graph ◦ Key used to show difference between oysters and finfish ◦ Title includes potential areas for finfish and oysters in Northland BY HECTARE ◦ Accuracy
  10. 10. Question 2 (a) continued…  A – 3 of the mapping conventions (s)  M – 4 of the mapping conventions (d)  E – 5 of the mapping conventions (c)  Achievement maximum if a statistical map not used
  11. 11. Question 2(b) & (c)  A – a simple description is made including either named places or hectares (s)  M – 2 simple descriptions OR One description linking to table in Resource J/ map drawn (d)  E – 2 detailed descriptions linking to Resource J/map drawn (c)  A – 1 simple aspect relating to jobs and income (s)  M – 1 detailed aspect relating to jobs and income (d)  E – Compares fishing with other sectors in detail relating to jobs and income (c)  Overall Question 2:  A – 2s  M – 2d (one d from (a))  E – 2c (one c from (a))
  12. 12. Question 3  A – critical evaluation made weighing up Pros AND Cons with some reference to the resources  M – detailed critical evaluation made by making a detailed appraisal of aquaculture for Northland OR detailed critical evaluation with detailed reference to resources AND overall statement For or Against promoting aquaculture  E – Comprehensive critical evaluation made by detailed appraisal of Pros and Cons with specific reference to resources integrated into the answer AND clearly justified statement For or Against promoting aquaculture
  13. 13. Overall Judgement Statement A = 2 x A M = 2 x M E = 2 x E

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