Level 3 Chemistry

13CH
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Keough

Students will learn to appreciate and understand the many ways our lives are touched by chemistry. The course is based on practical experiments, relevant modern chemical theories and analytical techniques. Students will learn in a visual manner about the patterns of chemical behaviour and central concepts of chemistry. Students who intend to study chemistry at a more advance level, e.g Health Sciences will receive a solid foundation for further study.


Recommended Prior Learning

Require a minimum of 14 credits from Chemistry Level 2, which must include one external from either AS 2.4, AS 2.5 or AS 2.6.

You may *not* take this course *and* Level 3 General Science.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91387 v2 Chemistry 3.1 - Carry out an investigation in chemistry involving quantitative analysis
3
I
4
Y
4w *
Y
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
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: 25

* 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: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.