Level 1 Science SPC

01SPC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr N. Marsh

This Science course for students wanting to take only Physics 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 Physics and one Chemistry topic from a range of topics. Some topics will be assessed internally, others will be assessed externally.

Students will choose ONE of the three options offered, based on their Science interests and career pathway. This course will be taught in two semesters. In the 1st semester, two topics will be assessed internally. For the 2nd Semester students must then choose one Physics and one Chemistry topic from a range of topics. Some topics will be assessed internally, others will be assessed externally.


Pathway

Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics

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. 90935 v3 Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90941 v3 Science 1.2 - Investigate implications of electricity and magnetism for everyday life
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90943 v3 Science 1.4 - Investigate implications of heat for everyday life
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. 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.

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