12CM1

12 Chemistry 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Alayna Pulham.

This is a rigorously academic course, which covers all the Level 2 External Achievement Standards: Atomic structure and bonding, Organic and Chemical Reactivity. Only one internal standard is completed in this course, oxidation and reduction.

Prerequisites

Students must have achieved at least one ‘Merit’ or above and one ‘Achieved’ or above grades in the External Achievement standards in Level 1 Chemistry papers from 11SD1.

A student coming from the 11SI1 course must have gained at least a Merit grade in the Science Achievement Standard (Acids and Bases) and a Merit in one other Science standard.

OR HoD approval


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12CM1*- Supplementary costs: Approx $35

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91165 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91166 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2020-06-23, Week: 2020-06-23

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0