13SE1

13 Earth and Space Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Dockery

Students will:
• Develop an in depth scientific understanding of the world’s atmospheric and ocean systems


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13SI1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $30

Prerequisites

At least 14 credits including 4 credits at Merit in one of the two external standards in Level 2 Science.

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91415 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.6 - Investigate an aspect of astronomy

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91414 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of processes in the atmosphere system
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91413 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of processes in the ocean system
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91411 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.2 - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91410 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 3.1 - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 20
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

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.