Level 1 Science 101
Teacher in Charge: J. Skevington
Science is essential for so many career choices and pathways into further qualifications. It also helps to explain the world around us and understand how and why things happen. It helps us to make good choices and be an active and informed part of society.
This is a course involving Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Each topic will have an internal and external assessment to help build student understanding for Level 2 Science courses. Credits gained count for NCEA Level 1. Students can progress to CHE201, PHY201, BIO201, ESS201 or SCI201, if their achievement is satisfactory.
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Internal - assessments, (3 internal NCEA standards).
External - exam (3 external NCEA standard).
Recommended Prior Learning
Students will be directed to SCI101 by their Year 10 Science teacher or the HOD based on work in Year 10. Students cannot take this course with Sci100 or Sci102 .
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.