NCEA Level 2 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Blair
Chemistry affects our daily life and enables us to enjoy the standard of living we have. Chemistry explains how things work. The level 2 Chemistry course aims to provide a solid foundation of skills and concepts on which to base further studies in Chemistry.
What will I do in Level 2 Chemistry?
You will develop your skills of observation in a chemical context, learning to link observations to chemical species. You will learn to work with accuracy and precision when analyzing chemical substances. Practical work will be supported by chemical equations and calculations. The Internal assessments in Level 2 Chemistry will develop practical skills and be supported by chemical equations and calculations.
What will I learn in Level 2 Chemistry?
Level 2 Chemistry is
Understanding how atoms in molecules are held together and how this determines the properties of the molecules.
Understanding the factors that influence rates of reaction, equilibrium reactions and the properties of acids and bases.
The content covered in the two externals will provide an understanding of concepts that will be further developed in Level 3 Chemistry
Recommended Prior Learning
11 Science ; gaining 12 credits in NCEA Level 1 Science including 4 credits from a science external.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: $20 (Science Pad)
Stationery Requirements: 3 x 1B4, highlighter, Scientific calculator.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.