Level 3 General Science
Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Gray
This course is designed build students' science literacy to enable informed participation in science-related debates and issues.
This is an internally assessed course with no external examination at the end of the year. The list of achievement standards offered below reflects the possible assessment opportunities, but not all will be offered. A minimum of 14 credits are offered from the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth & Space Science strands, but more may be offered (up to a maximum of 20 credits) depending on the class.
Assessments and topics can be tailored to meet the needs and interests of the class. This is an approved subject for University entrance.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in Level 1 Science
12 credits in Level 2 General Science
currently enrolled in Level 2 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
at the discretion of the HOD/Teacher in Charge.
You may not take this course and Level 3 Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A chromebook or laptop is recommended.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
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.
All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:
- meeting any course entry requirements
- minimum class sizes
- the availability of teaching staff
and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.