Level 1 Chemistry - Semester B
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Kindley
Chemistry is the study of atoms and how they react and how we use this knowledge to make new substances and understand chemical reactions around us. Understanding basic chemistry concepts is important for almost every profession.
Chemistry is involved in everything we do, from growing and cooking food to cleaning our homes and bodies to launching the NZ made Electron rockets from Mahia.
This course will study basic atomic structure, how reactions happen, acids and bases and two practical Internal investigations. The course has 12 credits and can only be done for one semester, It has 4 Numeracy credits.
Chemistry is important for careers in Analytical chemist, Biotechnologist, Chemical engineer
Medicine, Clinical biochemistry, Forensic scientist, Nanotechnologist, Pharmacologist, Toxicology, Environmental, Rocket scientist, Water treatment,
Only pick for one semester.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Cost: Workbook and Education perfect subscription approx $30.
Recommended Prior Learning
Average Grade Above the Standard in Year 10 with a minimum Grade Above the Standard in exam Understanding.
Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.