Level 3 Chemistry - Extended
Teacher in Charge: Ms U. Mehta
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: A range of learning experiences is designed to cater to different learning styles, including extensive practical work, modelling and enrichment of knowledge. There is a focus on problem-solving and analytical techniques. Homework is an essential part of the course and students can expect to have regular tasks set.
Chemistry is an important prerequisite for technology, engineering, health science, biochemistry,
food science, marine science, microbiology, pharmacology and toxicology, neuroscience, clothing and textiles science. Also useful in the following careers; forensic science, water treatment, teaching, medical testing, fertilizer manufacture, pollution monitoring, brewing, plastic manufacture etc.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally 17 credits at Merit or higher in Level 2 Chemistry
Success in L2 English is recommended due to the technical vocabulary used in the course.
Otherwise, with HoDs approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments. Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.