Year 11 Science

11SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Blackburn

Science involves people investigating the living, physical, material and technological parts of their environment and making sense of them in logical and creative ways. Using systematic and creative processes of investigation, scientists produce a constantly changing body of knowledge and make an important contribution to shaping our world.
The Year 11 Science course provides students with a snap shot of the three areas of Science they could study in Year 12.
Below is a link to How Science Works which maybe useful to read.


Pathway

Year 12 Biology, Year 12 Chemistry, Year 12 Earth and Space Science, Year 12 Physics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 2B8 exercise book, sciPAD Level 1 workbook. Optional - Students wishing to have their own write-on copy of the sciPAD book can purchase it through OfficeMax ISBN No. 978-0-473-20227-9


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90940 v3 Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 9
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 9
1
E
4
A.S. 90948 v3 Science 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 9
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

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