SC100

Level 1 Science Internally assessed

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Sharp

• To assist students to make good life choices in socio-scientific contexts through increased scientific skills and knowledge relevant to their everyday world.
• To enable students to achieve in NCEA Science Level 1 through an entirely internally assessed course, at a pace attainable by each student.
• To offer opportunities to gain credits in numeracy and literacy in a socio-scientific context at the same time as gaining science credits.
Internally Assessed

This is a flexible course with standards to be undertaken chosen by the teacher and the class in collaboration, from the list given below. It is expected that four standards will be assessed each year.


Equipment/Stationery

It is of benefit to students to bring a laptop to lessons although they will not be disadvantaged academically if they do not. They may need to access a Chromebook from school instead.
$15 contribution to Education Perfect

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Science

Pathway

Your Year 10 Science teacher will advise you on the Level 1 Science course that best suits your learning needs between SC102 and SC100.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90926 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.2 - Report on a biological issue
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90945 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.6 - Investigate implications of the use of carbon compounds as fuels
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. 90946 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
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. 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. 90953 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.14 - Demonstrate understanding of carbon cycling
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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