Level 1 Science

100SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Nistor

This Science course provides a pathway to Level 2 senior Science subjects.  You will explore aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics through a combination of practical and theory activities including designing experiments through group work.  This programme will include a field study of a local ecosystem, laboratory-based investigations and the opportunity to develop a strong foundation in  critical thinking and Science theory.  You will build on your knowledge from Year 10 Science, while being introduced to a range of new exciting topics.


Pathway

Level 2 Agriculture and Horticulture, Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics, Level 2 Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 for workbook (approx).


Recommended Entry Criteria

A good level of achievement in Year 10 Science, consultation with Year 10 Science teacher.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90951 v3 Science 1.12 - Investigate the biological impact of an event on a New Zealand ecosystem
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Biology: Medicine, Nursing Technician, Technologist, Teaching, Marine Biologist, Zoologist, Veterinarian/Vet, Nurse Chemistry: Pharmacist, Bio-Chemist, Industrial Chemist, Forensic Scientist Physics: Engineer, Pilot, Medicine, Physicist, Meteorology, Geophysics, Astronomy, Medical Radiation Technician Horticulture: Tree Surgeon, Nursery Production Manager, Packhouse Supervisor, Orchard Grower, Town Planner, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Meteorologist, Policy Analyst, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Archivist, Film maker, Lawyer, Historian, Social Work, Geologist, Packhous


Disclaimer

At time of compiling courses for 2021 every effort has been made to ensure the information contained online is accurate.  However, it is possible that some course/assessment structures will be subject to change.

All courses are dependent on student numbers and staffing. Students will be advised if the school is unable to provide the subjects they select.