Level 1 Science - Foundation
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Eyre
This course develops the fundamental concepts taught in Year 9 and 10 Science. Students will experience a wide variety of learning opportunities involving literacy and numeracy skills, scientific knowledge and application, thinking skills, problem solving and practical skills. Students will experience a wide variety of achievement opportunities through internally assessed activities, practical work, mini projects, group work, models and puzzles.
By the end of this course, successful students will have the necessary background to progress to the Level 2 Biology and/or Earth and Space Science courses, or to the Level 1 Science Mainstream course. To progress on to these courses, students need to achieve in the external exam, as well as the internal assessments.
Recommended Prior Learning
Completed the Year 9 and 10 Science courses.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
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