NCEA Level 1 Science 1

11SC1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Brown

Science is a general course suitable for students interested in a range of science topics. Students that are planning to take Levels 2 and 3 sciences should complete this course or Science 2. There are a range of topics and achievement standards available in this course. Each class will co-construct the course for the year selecting appropriate topics.

SCIPAD workbooks will be available at key times during the year for students to purchase. 

Field Trips be discussed and planned across the year as appropriate.


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Biology, NCEA Level 2 Chemistry, NCEA Level 2 Farming Skills, NCEA Level 2 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Student manuals may be recommended for purchase.
1B8 exercise book or computer, calculator, HB pencil, 30cm ruler, blue & black pens, highlighter


Recommended Prior Learning

Overall teacher recommendation across the year, and performing at 5A or above across the Nature of Science strands over Year 10.


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. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90935 v3 Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 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


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.