NCEA Level 3 Science
Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Blair
Developing Scientific skills is crucial to thriving in a changing world. Many of the major challenges that confront our world need to be approached from a scientific perspective.
In this Science course, you will study Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Space standards; building on the knowledge you have gained in the last three years.
In all of the standards studied, you will develop practical skills, and the internal assessments you complete will be based on practical experiments.
You will learn to investigate, understand and explain our natural world, the physical world, and the wider universe. You will generate and test ideas, gather evidence - including making observations, carrying out investigations and modeling, and communicating and debating with others - in order to develop scientific knowledge, understanding, and explanations.
All the Achievement Standards are University Entrance approved. Topics include; Meteors, Is there life in space? Homeostasis, Spectroscopy, and Potatoes.
Recommended Prior Learning
You should have completed a Level 2 Science course.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: nil
Stationery Requirements: 2 x 1B5
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.