11SBC

Level 1 Science with Biology and Chemistry

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar

SCIENCE – YEAR 11
NCEA LEVEL 1
CODE: 11SBC
This course enables students to develop knowledge and a coherent understanding of the living, material, physical and technological components of their environment. It also encourages students to develop investigative skills and provides opportunities for students to develop the attitudes on which scientific investigation depend.
The course also helps to develop students’ interest in and understanding of the knowledge and processes of Science which form the basis of many of their future careers.
This course leads to Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Biology and further to University tertiary education in Health, Engineering, Food and Forensic Science and chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Health Sciences
Students will be placed in a Science course dependent on the curriculum level they have achieved in Year 10.


Supplementary Materials/ Equipment

$17 Optional workbook

Entry Requirements

Students will be placed in a Science course dependent on the curriculum level they have achieved in Year 10.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90930 v3
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90933 v4
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of selected elements
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90944 v4
NZQA Info
Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90950 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.

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