NCEA Level 1 Science

11SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Aulsford

Content/Skills:

  • Students will undertake a combination of achievement standards that meet their individual learning needs and offer 20 credits; and
  • The combination of achievement standards will offer a range that includes Biology, Chemistry, Physics and possibly Earth and Space Science standards.

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution: Two workbooks - $8.50 each.


Recommended Prior Learning

This is a compulsory course.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90943 v3 Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90946 v3 Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
1
I
4
A.S. 90947 v4 Science 1.8 - Investigate selected chemical reactions
1
I
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 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, Packhous


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.