CHE31F
This course requires 2 options.

CHEMISTRY 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Williams

This course is a study of the structure and physical and chemical behaviour of materials and extends the knowledge and skills acquired in the Year 12 course. This course is designed to cover the fundamentals of chemistry needed to be successful in tertiary courses which have a Chemistry component to them.

Topics include:
• organic compounds
• solutions, acid and alkalis
• atoms and energy changes
• analytical chemistry

This course provides a minimum of 18 credits towards NCEA level 3 and the standards assessed will be selected from the list below.

If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.

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

Future Possibilities
Year 13 Chemistry provides a useful background for tertiary studies in the sciences, engineering, medicine, agriculture, horticulture and forestry. This is an essential course for those wishing to pursue health sciences, engineering or science at University.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$35.00 for a course book.

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits in Level 2 Chemistry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91392 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91391 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91388 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

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.