Level 3 Chemistry

03CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs P. Afele

Level 3 Chemistry is the continuation of the work covered in Level 2. Topics covered are Redox Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Chemical processes, Organic Chemistry and Thermochemistry. Level 3 Chemistry is a University approved subject and is necessary for students intending to take Chemistry at tertiary level.


Course Overview

Term 1
Achievement Standard 91393 - Redox (Internal)
Achievement Standard 91389 - Chemical processes (Online Internal)
Achievement Standard 91391 - Organic Chemistry Part 1 (External)

Term 2
Achievement Standard 91388 - Spectroscopy (Internal)
Achievement Standard 91391 - Organic Chemistry Part 2

Term 3
Achievement Standard 91390 - Atomic Structure & Thermochemical principles

Term 4
Term 4 will focus on revision of externals.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Scientific Calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 10 credits in Level 2 Chemistry or HOLA Science approval.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91389 v2 Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.