NCEA Level 2 Chemistry

12CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Aulsford

Content/Skills:

  • Practical skills are assessed in two internals and require accuracy, equation writing and some calculation work;
  • Structure, bonding and properties of chemicals and energy changes in reactions;
  • Rates of reaction, equilibrium and acids and bases;
  • Reactions that involve electrons being gained or lost; and
  • Organic chemistry - the chemistry of carbon (plastics, fuels, alcohols etc).

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution: Commercial workbook $25


Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 16 Level 1 Science credits including a chemistry standard with at least 12 credits at Merit level or above or in consultation with Head of Science.             

This course needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 3 (Year 13).


Credit Information
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. 91163 v2 Chemistry 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry used in the development of a current technology
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91164 v2 Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
2
E
5
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: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

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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.