Level 2 Science
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Fairweather
Year 12 Science is an Achievement Standards and Unit Standards course, based on Level 7 of the Science Curriculum document. This Course encourages students to relate what they have learnt in class to the world they live in, supporting report and writing skills. The geological history of the World is a focus of this course, together with its natural environment. This course is designed for the student who wishes to go to a technical vocation such as offered by tertiary course at polytechnic or onto a trade’s specific vocation.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
2B8 or 2B5 Exercise book
Recommended Prior Learning
Achieved grade in 2 or more of Year 11 Internal Science Standards OR 1 of the external Level 1 Science exams, OR HOF Approval.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 11
Term: 1, Week: 6
In this assessment task, you will research the physics of vehicle crumple zones and then prepare a report that explains the relevant physics principles.
Term: 2, Week: 10
The purpose of this Earth & Space Science research, is to evaluate the information about how the dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago (mya), and to present this information to the public.
Term: 2, Week: 5
This assessment activity requires you to study the Taupō Volcanic Zone in the centre of the North Island and the formation of rocks in this volcanic zone.
Term: 3, Week: 5
This assessment activity requires you to investigate the adaptations of an organism which spend most or all of its life in the deep ocean.
Term: 3, Week: 10