Science Introductory NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 26 Credits


To provide a pathway towards University entrance and other tertiary vocational courses for students from all Year 11 Science courses through internally assessed topics that are relevant to the local Whanganui context. Year 12 internal sciences is a more accessible, although still demanding, course requiring the student to maintain a high level of concentration and effort throughout the year as the course is entirely internally assessed. Many of the concepts and knowledge needed require students to work independently. The ideal student has a mature and self-motivated attitude to their studies. The course has a Primary Industry focus.

Entry Requirements:

14 Level 1 Science credits.

Course Contribution:

$40 Workbook/Photocopying costs

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
18 Demonstrate knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology 3 4 Internal
19540 Demonstrate knowledge of basic animal husbandry 3 5 Internal
91153 Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision 2 4 Internal
91160 Investigate biological material at the microscopic level 2 3 Internal

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