Chemistry - Level 2

CHE2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 1689193


Chemistry is the study of the world around you. In particular, the microscopic world of atoms, ions and molecules.
• Formulas, types of bonds, solids, polarity
• Calculations, titrations
• Exo/endothermic reactions + energy
• Rates of reaction, equilibrium
• Organic chemistry
• Acids and bases
• Redox reactions



Pathway

Chemistry - Level 3, Science - Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Materials $20


Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 8 credits externally in that course, you will need HOD approval.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.

This course is approved for University Entrance.
For a full list of UE approved subjects, go here:
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91164 v2 Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91165 v2 Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91166 v2 Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91167 v2 Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
A.S. 91910 v1 Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Pathway Tags

Agriculture, Dentistry, Engineering, Food Science, Nutrition, Food Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Science, Veterinary Science


Disclaimer

POLICY
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