CHE8

Chemistry - NCEA Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Tini

Chemistry is essential for anyone looking to study a Science at tertiary level. Its concepts and theories are a cornerstone to many other fields which come under the Science heading. This course involves practical and theory work to help the learner make sense of the world of matter around us.

This is an approved subject for University Entrance.


Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits from NCEA level 2 Chemistry

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91387 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.1 - Carry out an investigation in chemistry involving quantitative analysis

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91389 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r,3w *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91393 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 7
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

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.

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