Level 1 Science SPC

01SPC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr N. Marsh

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 and 10 Science


01SPC is a Science course for students wanting to take only Physics 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 Physics 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: 90943 and 90946

Semester B
Trimester 2:
For Chemistry - either External Assessment 90944 OR Internal Assessment 90930
For Physics - either External Assessment 909408 OR Internal Assessment 90935 + 90941

Semester C
Trimester 3:
For Chemistry - either External Assessment 90944 OR Internal Assessment 90930
For Physics - either External Assessment 909408 OR Internal Assessment 90935 + 90941

Learning Areas:

Science



Pathway

Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Laptop
Scientific calculator


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