CHE3 - Chemistry

Entry Requirements:
14 credits in CHE2 and HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 3
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 21
Endorsement:
Yes
U.E. Approved:
Yes

To prepare students for Tertiary Courses requiring a Chemical background. A more rigorous consideration of the chemical concepts encountered at NCEA Level 2. Topics include: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table; Reactions; Organic Chemistry; Equilibrium Principles and Aqueous Solution Chemistry; Thermochemistry; Spectroscopy. Chemistry level 3 is a very intellectually demanding course requiring excellent study skills, the ability to ignore distractions in class, good literacy and mathematical abilities and good revision skills. 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. Success in this course requires a genuine interest in Chemistry as a subject and sciences as a whole.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91388 Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry. 3 3 Internal No No
91389 Demonstrate understanding of chemical of processes in the world around us. 3 3 Internal Yes Yes
91390 Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principals and the properties of particles and substances 3 5 External No No
91391 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds 3 5 External No No
91392 Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems 3 5 External No No
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