NCEA Level 3 Science

13SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Blair

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 modelling, 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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: nil
Stationery Requirements: 2 x 1B5


Recommended Prior Learning

You should have completed a Level 2 Science course.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
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 *
A.S. 91528 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91604 v2 Biology 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Disclaimer

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