HRT2
This course requires 2 options.

Horticultural Science - Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Mossop

A level 2 Achievement standard course that covers  Horticultural science standards.
Standards offered "may" include advanced Plant Propagation techniques, extended Agriculture / Horticulture investigation, Physical factors affecting growth, Plant growth and development, Advanced propagation techniques.


Pathway

This leads onto Level 3 Agriculture and Horticulture which is the prerequisite for university study.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

IB8 exercise book
Field trip fees

Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91292 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how management practices influence plant growth and development in NZ commercial production

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91291 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91290 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of techniques used to modify physical factors of the environment for NZ plant production

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 8

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91289 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

POLICY
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