01SBC

Level 1 Science SBC

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr N. Marsh

01SBC is a Science course for students wanting to take only Biology and Chemistry.

Students will choose ONE of the three options offered, based on their Science interests and career pathway.

This course will be taught in three trimesters. In the 1st trimester, two topics will be assessed internally.

Students will then choose one Biology and one Chemistry topic for Trimester 2 and 3. Some topics will be assessed internally, others will be assessed externally.


Course Overview

Semester A
Trimester 1:
Internal Assessments: 90950 and 90946

Semester B
Trimester 2:
For Chemistry - either External Assessment 90944 OR Internal Assessment 90930
For Biology - either External Assessment 90948 OR Internal Assessment 90925

Semester C
Trimester 3:
For Chemistry - either External Assessment 90944 OR Internal Assessment 90930
For Biology - either External Assessment 90948 OR Internal Assessment 90925

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 and 10 Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Laptop
Scientific calculator

Assessment Information

NOTE: Students will not be doing ALL of the standards listed below.

Pathway

Students taking 01SBC will be able to take Level 2 Biology or Level 2 Chemistry the following year - as long as they have passed a significant proportion of the 01SBC course. Students wanting to take Level 2 Physics should choose 01SPC or 01SBP.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90925 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90930 v3
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90944 v4
NZQA Info
Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90946 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90948 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90950 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 8