12CHE

Level 2 Chemistry

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Horrack

Chemistry is the science of matter and as such studies the elements and the compounds they form. The course shows how chemists use their knowledge to meet the needs of society. Chemical knowledge is a requirement or recommended for entry to university courses in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, agriculture, engineering and materials technology.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 Chemistry SciPad workbooks
$5 Additional resources
2B8 Exercise book or Refill pad and Clearfile
Highlighter
Scientific Calculator, eg fx-82AU

Recommended Prior Learning

Must have attained a Merit grade or better in Science 1.5 (Acids and Bases) and Chemistry 1.1 (Practical Investigation), or HOF approval.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91910 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91166 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91165 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4