Yr 10 Science Extension

10SCX
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Z. Mohammed

This NCEA Level 1 course is completed by the extension class in Year 10. These students are selected by the head of faculty in consultation with the head of mathematics. Students who complete this course may go on into Level 2 Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science or Physics in 2018.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course book costing approximately $20.


Recommended Prior Learning Selected by Head of Faculty
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90953 v3 Science 1.14 - Demonstrate understanding of carbon cycling
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
4
A.S. 90941 v3 Science 1.2 - Investigate implications of electricity and magnetism for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90935 v3 Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.