11SCG

Level 1 Science General

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar

SCIENCE GENERAL – YEAR 11
NCEA LEVEL 1 
CODE: 11SCG
This course enables students to develop knowledge and a coherent understanding of the living, material, physical and Astronomical Sciences. 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, Level 2 Physics and Level 2 Science and further to University 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.

For further information see: Mrs. S. Sundar/ Mr. J.Senio


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.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 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. 90943 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
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: Y
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
A.S. 90954 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.15 - Demonstrate understanding of the effects of astronomical cycles on planet Earth
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 8

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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