ASTRONOMICAL STUDIES 21S - Semester

AST21S
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

SCIENCE 31F - Full Year

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91192 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of stars and planetary systems
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91190 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.4 - Investigate how organisms survive in an extreme environment
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91188 v2 Earth and Space Science 2.2 - Examine an Earth and Space Science issue and the validity of the information communicated to the public
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

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