Level 1 Senior Science

11SC1
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Keough

This course is designed to give students the skills to develop their understanding about science, investigating in science, communicating in science and participating and contributing in science. Students are provided opportunities to learn in biology, chemistry, physics and earth sciences.

This course is the entry requirement for Level 2 Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics.


Pathway

Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The opportunity to purchase revision and study workbooks through the school will be offered, but there is no obligation to purchase these. Suggestions for appropriate workbooks will be provided in the student information sheet issued at the start of the year.


Recommended Prior Learning

You should be consistently at Level 5 of the curriculum, but final entry is at the discretion of the HoD or the Teacher in Charge.

You may *not* take this course *and* Level 1 General Science.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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. 90941 v3 Science 1.2 - Investigate implications of electricity and magnetism for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
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
A.S. 90950 v3 Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.