Level 3 General Science

13SC
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Keough

This course is designed build students' science literacy to enable informed participation in science-related debates and issues.

The content of the course will be selected from the list of internally assessed achievement standards from the Earth and Space Science curriculum. This course is designed for students wishing to pursue Science at College, but not for students intending to study Science at University.

The standards listed below will (if achieved) will give you 16 University Entrance credits, but cannot be used for subject endorsement.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A chromebook or laptop is recommended.


Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits in Level 1 Science
OR
12 credits in Level 2 General Science
OR
currently enrolled in Level 2 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
OR
at the discretion of the HOD/Teacher in Charge.

You may not take this course and Level 3 Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91410 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.1 - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
Y
A.S. 91411 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.2 - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91412 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.3 - Investigate the evidence related to dating geological event(s)
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91415 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.6 - Investigate an aspect of astronomy
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* 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: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

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