12CHE

Year 12 Chemistry (12CHE)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs F. Aiyaaz

This course offers students a comprehensive study in the field of Chemistry. The practical component provides the opportunity to develop the essential skills of Chemistry and to gain greater understanding of the concepts by investigating phenomena. It involves calculations and symbols and requires high language skills.

Pre-requisites

12 credits or more in Level 1 Science including Achievement Standard 90944 (SCIE1.5) Acids and Bases, or HoD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$27 for Workbooks (purchased at OfficeMax).

Pathway

Students that pass the year 12 course with M and e grades are able to take up the year 13 chemistry advance course which is made up of 3 externals and 2 externals. Students are able to take up heath sciences, nursing, chemical engineering, medical research, geochemistry, high school chemistry teacher, food scientist, chemists, forensic science, pharmacy and pharmacology courses at university.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91163 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry used in the development of a current technology

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

3
3
3
3
3
3

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91164 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes

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

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

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

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

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

4
4
4
4
4

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

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

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

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
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

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

4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 4