Papakura High School Papakura High School

Level 2 Science - Earth and Space Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

10 Credits in Level 1 Science and Level 1 Literacy 

This course covers topics involving survival in an extreme environment, the impact of meteorites, asteroids, and natural disasters on our Earth system including effects on our flora and fauna. We will investigate the relationship between the size of a crater formed and other factors relating to the impact of meteorites on planet Earth. If you are considering a pathway in climate science, the environment, geology, astronomy, oceanography, or geography, this course will help you gain an insight into what it might involve.

Learning Areas:



Level 3 Biology - Life Processes, Level 3 Science - Earth and Space Science


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.