SCI2 - Science Introductory

Entry Requirements:
14 Level 1 Science credits.
Level:
NCEA 2
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
Yes
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 16
Endorsement:
No
Leads To:
Biology (NCEA 2)

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.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
18 Demonstrate knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology 3 4 Internal No No
19894 Describe zoonoses, notifiable exotic zoonoses, and their control, in New Zealand 3 5 Internal No No
91153 Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision 2 4 Internal No No
91160 Investigate biological material at the microscopic level 2 3 Internal No No
Other courses in Science (Introductory):

(*) Last Reviewed: July 26, 2019

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