NCEA Level 2 Chemistry

12CHE
Course Description

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. It helps you to understand current events, including news about petroleum, product recalls, pollution, the environment and technological advances. Chemistry teaches useful skills, like how to be objective and how to reason and solve problems. You will look at the properties of substances around us and why they behave in certain ways. You will also learn qualitative and quantitative laboratory skills. 


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, NCEA Level 3 Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $20 (Science Pad)
Stationery Requirements: 3 x 1B4, highlighter, Scientific calculator.


Recommended Prior Learning

11 Science ; gaining 12 credits in NCEA Level 1 Science including 4 credits from a science external.


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. 91161 v3 Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out quantitative analysis
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91162 v3 Chemistry 2.2 - Carry out procedures to identify ions present in solution
2
I
3
A.S. 91164 v2 Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91165 v2 Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91166 v2 Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91167 v2 Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.