L1SPC

L1 Physics & Chemistry B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Oliver

This course is designed for students looking to follow a science based pathway that requires a strong understanding of Physics & Chemistry such as Engineering, Architecture and some Health Science disciplines. Both subjects are taught by experienced staff who specialise in these fields and can bring their extensive knowledge and understanding to engage and motivate students.

Note: Students who are looking to follow a Science based career, should choose to take both SPC and SBC to give them the best preparation and greatest choice of pathways.

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommendation from your Science Teacher or HOF Science, based on your performance in year 10.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for write in work books
2 x 1B5 exercise books or A4 Ring binder & refill
Calculator

Assessment Information

This course comprises 4 Physics Standards (3 External and 1 Internal), and 2 Chemistry Standards (1 external and 1 internal) The Chemistry standards taught in this course are different from the L1 Biology and Chemistry course.

Pathway

This course leads into Physical Science based careers such as Engineering, Architecture and some Health Sciences. Your Science teacher can give you advice in this.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90930 v3
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction

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

4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90934 v4
NZQA Info
Chemistry 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of chemical reactions

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90935 v3
NZQA Info
Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction

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

4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90937 v3
NZQA Info
Physics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of electricity and magnetism

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90938 v3
NZQA Info
Physics 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of wave behaviour

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90940 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics

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

4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 20

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Disclaimer


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year

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