Level 3 Chemistry

13CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Spiers

The topics you will cover include atomic structure, aqueous solutions, equilibrium, energy in reactions, redox reactions and organic chemistry. You will learn about processes in chemistry and their interaction with people and the environment. You will also be required to conduct an extended practical investigation. You will learn through a mixture of experimental and theory lessons.  


Equipment/Stationery

Optional workbook (cost approximately $26). This is highly recommended as it is a valuable resource to supplement classwork.
1 x ringbinder
refill pad
5 Tab indices
calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

An achieved grade in all three external achievement standards at Level 2 and 8 Mathematics credits at Level 2.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

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