CHE3
This course requires 2 options.

Chemistry - Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Ibbitson

Chemistry is the study of the world around you. In particular, the microscopic world of atoms, ions and molecules.

• Thermochemistry
• Oxidation reduction processes
• Atomic, molecular and ionic properties
• Organic compounds
• Aqueous solutions, acids and solubility
• Spectroscopy


Pathway

Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 13 credits externally in that course, you will need HOD approval.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91393 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91392 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
5
5
5
5

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91391 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
5
5
5
5
5

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
Term: 2, Week: 7

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
5
5
5
5

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 12

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91388 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4
Term: 2, Week: 7

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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