Level 2 Science General

12SCG
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar

SCIENCE – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12SCG
In this course students investigate a wide range of topics that cover all of the Science disciplines outlined in the National Curriculum. The course is an academic course aimed at students who wish to continue studying Science, but who do not wish to specialise in any one branch of Science such as Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Learning activities include both research investigations and practical experimental work. This course leads on to Level 3 Science and ultimately tertiary courses.


Pathway

Level 3 Science General

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 12 credits from Level 1 Science course.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91163 v2 Chemistry 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry used in the development of a current technology
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91168 v2 Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91190 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.4 - Investigate how organisms survive in an extreme environment
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91192 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of stars and planetary systems
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

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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.