Science Level 3

SCI3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Scoggins

Recommended Prior Learning


Any Level 2 Science course. 


Science Level 3

This Science course focuses on Earth and Space Science. You will investigate the Tararu River, including the impact of mining, and also study the social impact of mining. You will look at geological events in the Coromandel and discover if aliens really do exist. This course is all internally assessed. 



Course Overview

Term 1
91410 4 Credits - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation

Term 2
91412 4 Credits - Investigate the evidence related to dating geological event(s)

91411 4 Credits - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context

Term 3
91411 4 Credits - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context continued

91415 4 Credits - Investigate an aspect of astronomy

Term 4
91415 4 Credits - Investigate an aspect of astronomy continued

Learning Areas:

Science



Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Science Technician, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Data Analyst

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Waihi field trip $30.


Assessment Information Assessments 91415 4 Credits - Investigate an aspect of astronomy 91411 4 Credits - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context 91412 4 Credits - Investigate the evidence related to dating geological event(s) 91410 4 Credits - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation optional 22175 6 Credits Demonstrate knowledge of soil properties and their effect on plant growth
Pathway Tags

Nursing Technician, Technologist, Teaching, Vet, Nurse, Meteorology, Geophysics, Astronomy, Medical Radiation Technician, Tree Surgeon, Nursery Production Manager, Packhouse Supervisor, Orchard Grower


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.