NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

13CHE
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. McFarlane

Chemistry

Level 3 Chemistry builds on each of the topics in Level 2 Chemistry. A thorough understanding of the concepts taught in Level 2 is required as much of this is assumed knowledge. 

It is a recommended subject for those wishing to go on to study Science, Engineering, Veterinary Science, Health Sciences or Food Science. 





Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$75 (approx.) Stationery, compulsory textbooks & optional extra resources.


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: Achieved in all Y12 Chemistry External Achievement Standards AND at least one of these grades must be at Merit level or above. Any exceptions are at the discretion of the TIC Chemistry


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* 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: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Disclaimer

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