Level 1 Science SBC

01SBC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr N. Marsh

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


Students will chose 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. For the 2nd and 3rd trimesters students must then choose one Biology and one Chemistry topic from a range of topics. Some topics will be assessed internally, others will be assessed externally.


Pathway

Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Laptop
Scientific calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 and 10 Science


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
4
A.S. 90945 v3 Science 1.6 - Investigate implications of the use of carbon compounds as fuels
1
I
4
A.S. 90946 v3 Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
1
I
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90949 v3 Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them
1
I
4
A.S. 90950 v3 Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
1
I
4
A.S. 90953 v3 Science 1.14 - Demonstrate understanding of carbon cycling
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.