Level 3 Chemistry

CHEM3
Course Description

This course covers the L3 Chemistry Achievement Standards.
Topics covered in this course are indicated in the standard title
The course is flexible and can be altered according to student requirements.
To provide an appreciation, enhance and facilitate learning in Chemistry


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need to complete lab work during the year requiring preparation and supervision by student home school. Also ‘practical days’ are held each term - students will need to travel to the hosting school


Recommended Prior Learning Level 2 Chemistry - 14+ credits
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91389 v2 Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.