Level 1 Science - Mainstream
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 scientific knowledge and application, thinking skills, literacy and numeracy skills, research techniques, experimental design, problem solving and practical skills.
Level 1 Science Mainstream provides essential background knowledge and skills for successful study in NCEA Level 2 Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth and Space Science. To progress on to these Level 2 courses, students need to succeed in the relevant external exam. Studies in Science are essential for students considering careers in the following areas: sciences, engineering, technology, medical and health sciences, architecture and landscape design, environment, farming, computing and electronics, communication, aviation and many others.
Recommended Prior Learning
Successful completion of the Year 9 and 10 Science courses, to at least an overall Achieved standard
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
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