L1SCH

L1 Science & Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Oliver

This course focuses on giving students general understanding of how Science impacts on the world around them, combined with a range of Horticulture skills. It comprises a mixture of achievement standards and unit standards that use a combination of practical and written skills. These topics are taught with a focus on how these are useful in everyday life. This course is being regularly modified to meet students' needs and may be changed throughout the year.

Recommended Prior Learning

You will be directed by the HOD Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2 x 1B5 exercise books

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1 v6
NZQA Info
Prepare and sow outdoor seedbeds manually
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23780 v1
NZQA Info
Undertake general garden maintenance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23782 v1
NZQA Info
Identify containers, materials, plants, and tools used in plant propagation
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23783 v1
NZQA Info
Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90946 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90954 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.15 - Demonstrate understanding of the effects of astronomical cycles on planet Earth
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year

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