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 in an astronomy context.

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

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. 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
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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0