11SC1

Year 11 Science - Practical

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Hudson

This is a practical, alternative science course aimed at students needing to work at a slower pace. For example, everyday contexts like horticultural science are used to provide the knowledge and skills essential to everyday living. The course is totally internally assessed and gains fewer Level One credits than the main Year 11 Science course


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

10 x Copysafe pockets, 1 x A4 lined refill, $15 trip to Wellington Zoo, $15 trip to Wairarapa

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are selected in consultation with HOD Science and HOD Learning Support. Students who are recommended for this course will be notified at the beginning of Term 1 2019.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90157 v4
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 90923 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 90949 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 10

A.S. 90950 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0