12CM2

12 Chemistry 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Pulham

This course is for those students who struggle with the more abstract and mathematical concepts in Chemistry. One less standard is covered over the year when compared with 12CM1. This allows more time to be spent on the other two standards. 

This course  will lead into 13CM2 which is a university approved course.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12CM2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $35

Prerequisites

Students should have gained at least two ‘Achieved’ grades or above 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 standard) paper and an Achieved in one other Science standard.

OR HoD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91910 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4