A contemporary issue is somethingthat is happening now and has notbeen solved. Your best option is something thatneeds to be built as this gives the bestoption to look at solutionsThis achievement standard involvesanalysing aspects of a contemporarygeographic issue.
Analyse comprehensively aspects of acontemporary geographic issue involves:• fully explaining how people’s values and perceptions ofthe issue have led to their responses• proposing a suitable course of action to address the issueand providing a full justification of the solution showinginsight.• The full justification is an in-depth response that usesclarity of argument and holistic understanding todemonstrate why one course of action is better than thealternatives.For Excellence
• Do some research –• What is going on in the local area, in Auckland orsomewhere that I can get info on.•Choose an issue to present• Some ideas are;• The Lake rd Cycle Lanes – stay or go ?, QueensWharf, The Container Terminal, The Masonic,Takapuna Campground, Countdownsupermarket on Lake Rd, Milford apartments…So what do I do now ?
• Research 2 solutions to the issue,choose one as the best.• Find Strengths and weaknesses ofeach of the options – with specificinformation eg costs, groupsaffected, roads, lakes, riversaffected.Then
Create a powerpoint to present theinformation to one of the GeoTeachersas your assessment, this will have NOANIMATION or noises on it. This is to back up what you are sayingyou will not be marked on the quality ofyour powerpoint, its what you are sayingthat counts.Now…
• Intro slide; background• How its Geographic , concept, map, effects• Options to solve - 1,2• People’s opinions on the issue – 4 people orgroups, what their opinion is and why they feelthat way.• Make a recommendation – why its better thanthe other with comparisons of strengths andweaknesses includedFormat of the presentation…
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