NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

13CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Aulsford

Content/Skills:

  • Redox chemistry and understanding processes in electrochemistry;
  • Properties of particles and thermochemistry;
  • Organic chemistry; and
  • Carry out a research investigation.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips: Ravensdown and Lincoln University.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trip - contribution of $30

Voluntary course contribution - Student workbook $30


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 Credits from Level 2 Chemistry or consultation with Head of Science Faculty. Students not gaining Merit grades or better in Level 2 are likely to struggle with the Level 3 course.


Credit Information
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. 91389 v2 Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* 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: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 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.