CHE21F
This course requires 2 options.

CHEMISTRY 21F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Williams

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of the Material World and how these materials interact with each other. It puts emphasis on developing the tools needed to observe, quantify and explain chemical interactions. This course provides a sound basis for further study in Chemistry.

Topics include:
- Practical chemistry skills
- Chemical Reactivity
- Chemical Bonding
- Reaction types

The course will provide 19 credits and the standards being assessed are listed below.

There is a possibility of a field trip to the University of Canterbury Chemistry Department. 

Future Possibilities
Chemistry at Year 12 is necessary for study at Year 13 and a wide range of tertiary studies including engineering and health sciences. This is an essential course for those interested in pursuing health sciences at University.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook and study guide: Approximately $38

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 Credits in Level 1 Science Achievement standards, including Science (Chemistry) 1.5 and Mathematics and Statistics 1.2.

Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91911 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.2 - Carry out an investigation into chemical species present in a sample using qualitative analysis
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91910 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91166 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4