Level 1 Everyday Science

100SCIE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Nistor

This is a general interest course where you will study essential Everyday Science, with a focus on how it relates, and can be applied, to your everyday life.  For example, this could include studying the science involved in fighting disease and infection, and the science behind how to keep warm when climbing Mt Everest.  There will be both practical and research tasks within each topic.  There may be an option to complete an external Genetics standard with this course.


Pathway

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Possibly $10.00 for optional Genetics workbook.


Recommended Entry Criteria

Consultation with Year 10 Science teacher.


Credit Information
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. 90943 v3 Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
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. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90950 v3 Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 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.