NCEA Level 1 with Achievement Standards
Preferably “Excellence” in each assessment during Year 10 or in the End of Year exam.
A special ability and motivation in Science as identified by teachers, parents and students, and recommended by the Head of Department and/or senior management, according to the above criteria.
$25 Scipad Course workbook included in Year level Donation
Topics and learning include a mixture of Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The focus of this class will be on obtaining Excellence grades. The students will be offered two internals; a practical investigation & one other dependent on teacher/student interest.
AS 90930 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation with direction 4 credits
and others selected from
AS 90947 - Investigate selected chemical reactions 4 credits
AS 90926 - Report on a biological issue 3 Credits
As 90935 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a Linear Relationship with direction. 4 Credits
AS 90940 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of Mechanics 4 credits
AS 90944 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of Acids and Bases 4 credits
AS 90948 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of Biological Variation relating to Genetic Variation 4 credits