Science - Level 1 (internally assessed)

SCP1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Probert

This course involves study from the specialist areas of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science to provide students with a background to understand everyday Science, prepare for the workforce or to choose further study pathways (secondary and tertiary) in all specialist areas. 

Students will need a digital device.


Course Overview

Term 1
Develop an understanding of the world, built on current scientific theories;
Learn that Science involves particular processes and ways of developing and organising
knowledge and that these continue to evolve.
Topic: Mechanics

Term 2
Learn that Science involves particular processes and ways of developing and organising knowledge and that these continue to evolve.
Use current scientific knowledge and skills for problem-solving and developing further knowledge.
Topic: Chemistry

Term 3
Use scientific knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about the communication, application, and implications of Science, as these relate to individual lives and cultures and to the sustainability of the environment.
Topic: Biology

Term 4
Revision and extension.
Prepare students for success in NCEA Level One and further study pathways.

Pathway

Science - Level 2 (internally assessed)

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90946 v3 Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
1
I
4
A.S. 90943 v3 Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90936 v3 Physics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the physics of an application
1
I
2
Y
A.S. 90935 v3 Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Disclaimer

POLICY
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