Level 1 Science

1SCI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Wilson

This course is designed to allow students to become literate in key Scientific issues and fluent in Scientific inquiry. There is a strong theme of investigatory and research skills.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


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. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90926 v3 Biology 1.2 - Report on a biological issue
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90930 v3 Chemistry 1.1 - Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90944 v4 Science 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5
1
E
4
A.S. 90946 v3 Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

This course leads to all courses offered at Level 2 in the Science department.


Disclaimer

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