2CHE

Level 2 Chemistry

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Conyers

This course is for those students who want to build on their interest and knowledge gained from the chemistry component in the 1SCI or 1SCO courses. It focuses on the structure and bonding within substances, energy changes in reactions, the chemistry of organic substances, chemical reactivity and also develops skills in identifying reduction and oxidation reactions. This course provides a foundation for further study at tertiary level in fields such as Health Science, Engineering and Biochemistry.


Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits from 1SCI/1SCO including a Merit grade in sci1.5 (Acids and Bases). Competency in algebra is also desirable (could be evidenced from sci1.1 - Mechanics)

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 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
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91165 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91166 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91167 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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