12 Earth and Space Science 1

12SE1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Dockery

Students will:
• Develop a scientific understanding of aspects of physics, effects of tectonics including the world’s structure, the solar system and the universe
• Be recommended to continue with Level 3 Earth and Space Science

Students will sit either 91172 or 91160, and therefore the total credits for this course is actually 19 credits. 

Note: AS91172 overlaps with Level 2 Physics, and AS91160 overlaps with Level 2 Biology


Pathway

13 Earth and Space Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12ES1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $30


Prerequisites

At least 14 credits in any Y11 Science course and L1 numeracy with a least 12 credits at Achieved or higher from external standards at Level 1.

OR HoD approval



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91192 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of stars and planetary systems
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91191 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the causes of extreme Earth events in New Zealand
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91190 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.4 - Investigate how organisms survive in an extreme environment
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91187 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.1 - Carry out a practical Earth and Space Science investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91172 v2 Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91160 v2 Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.