Level 3 Chemistry

13CHE
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 then 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.
This course builds on the knowledge students have learned in Year 12 Chemistry.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 Chemistry Internal and External SciPads
$5 Additional Internal Resources
2B8 Exercise book or Refill pad and clearfile
Highlighter
Scientific calculator, eg fx-82AU


Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of Achieved grades in two external Level 2 Chemistry standards (2.4, 2.5, 2.6) or HOF approval.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5
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. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
I
3
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* 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: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.