Level 3 Science

300SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Nistor

This course is recommended if you want to gain a broad understanding of Science, for general interest. Topics taught will explore a range of scientific concepts, through both practical and theory-based activities. Practical, real-life learning opportunities are a focus.

Note: Not all of the listed Standards will be covered – choices will be made in negotiation with the class teacher.  


Recommended Entry Criteria

Level 2 Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 6314 v6 Complete an investigation into the ecological niche of a plant species, with guidance
3
I
4
U.S. 6315 v6 Complete an investigation into the ecological niche of an animal species, with guidance
3
I
4
A.S. 90828 v3 Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91410 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.1 - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
Y
A.S. 91411 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.2 - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91415 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.6 - Investigate an aspect of astronomy
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Pathway Tags

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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.