Level 1 Science

1SCI
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Seddon

This course has been designed for students who wish to do Chemistry, Physics and/or Biology at level 2 and beyond (should the entry requirements for those courses be met). The assessment choices are dependent on experiences and successes throughout the year but could cover the content of genetics, mechanics, acids and bases. There will be 3 Externals and 1 Internal attempted. Please check with your Science teacher to see if this course is suitable for you.


Pathway

Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Electronics, Level 2 Physics, Level 2 Science and Sustainability

Recommended Prior Learning

Students intending to complete this course should be working with confidence at level 5 of the Science Curriculum by the end of Year 10.


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. 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. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
1
E
4
A.S. 90947 v4 Science 1.8 - Investigate selected chemical reactions
1
I
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90950 v3 Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.