Level 2 Science

12SCI
Course Description

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 and built 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‚Äôs specific vocation.


Pathway

Level 3 Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2B8 or 2B5 Exercise book
Highlighter
Pens


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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91190 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.4 - Investigate how organisms survive in an extreme environment
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91189 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.3 - Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand locality
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91188 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.2 - Examine an Earth and Space Science issue and the validity of the information communicated to the public
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91169 v2 Physics 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
2
I
3
Y
U.S. 2990 v7 Read texts to research information
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6
3
I
4
U.S. 1279 v7 Write in plain English
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
3
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.