AST21S

ASTRONOMICAL STUDIES 21S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr I. Reeves

Astronomical Studies is a short course investigating the nature of stars and planetary systems, how humans survive in outer space and a practical investigation into impact craters.

Future Possibilities
While this course does not lead on to Physics 31F, students who intend to take Physics at University may find this course provides a useful background.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None

Recommended Prior Learning

12 Level 1 Science credits from Achievement standards as well as Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91192 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of stars and planetary systems
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91190 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 2.4 - Investigate how organisms survive in an extreme environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91188 v2
NZQA Info
Earth and Space Science 2.2 - Examine an Earth and Space Science issue and the validity of the information communicated to the public
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0