10SCI

Year 10 Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course is designed to allow students to become literate in key scientific concepts and become fluent in the process of Scientific Inquiry. They will develop an understanding of the world built on current scientific theories, learn that science involves particular processes and ways of developing and organizing knowledge, and that these continue to evolve.
Students will use their scientific knowledge and skills for problem-solving and develop research skills to extend their ability to make informed decisions about issues that can impact their community.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90950 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 8

A.S. 90954 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.15 - Demonstrate understanding of the effects of astronomical cycles on planet Earth
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.