Year 13 Chemistry Z

13CHEZ
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: E. Smith


Content:
Spectroscopy, redox chemistry, structure, bonding and thermochemistry, organic chemistry.
This course is designed for students to gain University Entrance.

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



Contributions and Equipment

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


Recommended Prior Learning

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



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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. 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: 16

* 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: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

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