13CHEX

Year 13 Chemistry X

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: E. Smith

Content:
Redox chemistry, aqueous chemistry, structure and bonding, thermochemistry and organic chemistry.
This course includes one internal assessment and three external assessments.

Course Description

Practical chemistry skills including making and analysing observations.

Content covered includes understanding redox reactions, atomic and molecular structure and properties, energy changes and equilibrium in chemical reactions and the nature of organic compounds.

Skills:
• Practical laboratory skills
• Communication skills
• Problem solving
• Research skills
• Processing skills


Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
Exercise Books (student preference)
1B8 (logbook for practical investigation)
Scientific Calculator
SciPad - (optional) available from Officemax

Recommended Prior Learning

To give yourself the best chance of success a minimum of 12 credits in NCEA Level 2 Chemistry 12CHEE is recommended along with 12 credits in NCEA Level 2 Mathematics.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91391 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91392 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91393 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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