Science level 3

SCI301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Scoggins

Science 301

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. 



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Waihi field trip $30.


Recommended Prior Learning

Any Level 2 Science course. 


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91415 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.6 - Investigate an aspect of astronomy
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91412 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.3 - Investigate the evidence related to dating geological event(s)
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91411 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.2 - Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91410 v2 Earth and Space Science 3.1 - Carry out an independent practical Earth and Space Science investigation
3
I
4
Y
4r,4w *
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* 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: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 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.