13CHEE

Year 13 Chemistry Advanced (13CHEE)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs F. Aiyaaz

This course is the three external and two internal course. Choosing this course is more suited to students who passed Level 2 Chemistry with Merit and Excellence grades. High level Chemistry credits and knowledge are the focus for University Entrance (including the additional optional Chemistry Scholarship exam), and builds upon the knowledge and skills acquired in Level 2 Chemistry to extend the students’ understanding of chemical phenomena. Practical work is an integral part of the course. High level calculations, equation writing and abstract concepts are involved.

Students may alternatively choose (or be directed into 13CHE Chemistry (two externals and three internals) based on Year 12 grades.

Pre-requisites

At least 14 credits at Merit and Excellence from the Chemistry NCEA Level 2 external Achievement Standards including achievement at merit level in two externals. The HOD Chemistry may allocate 13CHEE or 13CHE based on pre-requisites.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$27 for Workbooks (purchased at OfficeMax)

Pathway

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: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry

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

3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91389 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us

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

3
3
3
3

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r,3w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances

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

5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91391 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds

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

5
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91392 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems

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

5
5
5
5

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91393 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes

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

3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
Total Numeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.