This course requires 2 options.
CHEMISTRY 31F - Full Year
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.
• 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.
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
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
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.