11SCI

Year 11 Science

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Subject Description

This course covers the two major Sciences required for a future career in Health Sciences: Biology and Chemistry. It provides practical and theoretical experience for students who wish to pursue a future career in the Health Sciences. There are 3 internal standards that have a total credit value of 10 credits. There are two 4 credit external standards which will be assessed in the end of the year NCEA Level 1 External Exams. Overall there are 18 credits at Level 1, offered in this course.


Subject Overview

Term 1
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
Chemistry 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry in a technological application

Term 2
Chemistry 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry in a technological application
Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them

Term 3
Biology 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
Chemistry 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of selected elements

Term 4
Biology 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
Chemistry 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of selected elements

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90927 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90931 v3
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry in a technological application
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90933 v4
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of selected elements
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90949 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90950 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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