CHE2

Level 2 Chemistry

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Northage.

Chemistry is the science of matter and the changes it undergoes. In this course students will study an in-depth program of the following aspects: chemical structures and bonding, quantitative analysis, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and chemical reactions. Class and individual experiments are used to explore the subject and to provide students with the skills to use their knowledge for further study or for use in the workplace.

This is a recommended course for students considering tertiary study in Health Sciences, Engineering, AgriCommerce, AgriScience, Food Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Veterinary Science and Technology, Dental Technology, Biomedical Science and numerous majors in a Science or Applied Science degree.

The following external standard may be available as an alternative to those listed below: A.S. 91165 v2 Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds - 4 credits*

*This standard will require students to prepare outside of normal class time.


Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to study NCEA Level 1 Science and gain the Chemistry Achievement Standards (Internal and External). Entry without meeting this can be discussed with the Teacher in Charge or Head of Faculty

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 Chemistry Workbooks

Pathway

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91166 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91910 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.