CHM2

Chemistry Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Scoggins

Chemistry Level 2

This course involves study of the key concepts of Chemistry to enable students to choose further study pathways in this specialist area. 

Chemistry study includes atomic structure, analysis of solutions, types of reactions, energy changes in reactions and organic chemistry. 

 The course is a prerequisite for L3 Chemistry and required for entry into many University and Polytechnic Course pathways.

 This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement Standards, both internal and external, with students having the opportunity to gain up to 19 credits at Level 2.

 


Course Overview

Term 1
AS91167 Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction Internal 3 Credits

AS91911 Carry out an investigation into chemical species present in a sample using qualitative analysis Internal 3 Credits

Term 2
AS91910 Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis Internal 4 Credits

AS91164 Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes External 5 Credits


Term 3
AS91165 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds External 5 Credits

Term 4
Revision

Recommended Prior Learning


At least an achieved or above in the derived grade examination AS 90944 Acids and Bases in Level 1 Science, and merit or above in the Level 1 practical investigation. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $30

Assessment Information

Assessments
Standard
AS91167 Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction Internal 3 Credits
AS91910 Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis Internal 4 Credits
AS91911 Carry out an investigation into chemical species present in a sample using qualitative analysis Internal 3
AS91164 Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes External 5 Credits
AS91165 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds External 5 Credits
Total Credits =20

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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. 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
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
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
A.S. 91911 v1
NZQA Info
Chemistry 2.2 - Carry out an investigation into chemical species present in a sample using qualitative analysis
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.