Year 13 Chemistry X

13CHEX
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.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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: 18

* 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: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

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