Level 3 Chemistry

13CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Grigg

Students following a full time course in chemistry will be offered the above Achievement Standards and may be offered one other Achievement Standard.

You will learn to:
• develop an appreciation of the chemistry in the modern world
• work logically through problem solving situations
• gain an appreciation of chemical concepts and processes
• interpret spectroscopic data
• recognise and discuss different types of chemical reactions
• carry out practical work, make observations, take and record measurements and evaluate techniques and processes


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course book costing approximately $35 and their own scientific calculator. Education Perfect (recommended) $20.


Recommended Prior Learning Students must have gained an achieved grade or better in two external achievement standards in level 2 Chemistry (AS91164, AS91165, AS91166) or at the discretion of the Head of Department Note: *AS91389 v2* is an optional standard.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
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. 91389 v2 Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* 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: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.