13 Earth and Space Science 1
Teacher in Charge: Sam Dockery
Develop an in depth scientific understanding of the world’s atmospheric and ocean systems. Students will be assessed on social issues relating to current earth and space issues as well as undertaking a student led practical experiment.
The course is made up of two externals
- oceans systems
- atmospheric systems
and 3 internals
- practical investigation
- investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth/Space context
- aspect of astronomy
At least 14 credits including 4 credits at Merit in one of the two external standards in Level 2 Science.
OR HoD approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
*13SE1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 5
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
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.