Level 1 Science

SCI1
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Whaea C. Northage

Students will build on a foundation of scientific knowledge and skills gained in Years 9 and 10 to explore how the natural, physical, and material worlds work so that they can participate as critical, informed, and responsible citizens in a society in which Science plays a significant role. The units of work are designed to help students understand the world around them and to develop a wide range of practical skills. Practical work is a major part of this course.


Pathway

Level 2 Applied Science, Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 Science Workbook.


Entry Guidelines

 Year 10 Science teacher to make a recommendation.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
4
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90935 v3 Physics 1.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Medicine, Nursing Technician, Dentist, Technologist, Teaching, Marine Biologist, Zoologist, Veterinarian/Vet, Nurse, Pharmacist, Geneticist, Bio-Chemist, Agricultural Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Industrial Chemist, Forensic Scientist, Engineer, Pilot, Medicine, Physicist, Meteorology, Geophysics, Astronomy, Medical Radiation Technician, Oceanographer, Tree Surgeon, Nursery Production Manager, Packhouse Supervisor, Orchard Grower, Town Planner, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Meteorologist, Policy Analyst, Resource Management, Speech Therapist, Diplomat, Sociologist, Archivist, Film maker, Lawyer, Dietitian, Social Work, Geologist, Exercise and Sports Scientist


Disclaimer

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