|CHEMISTRY - Level 2
Prerequisites: Minimum of 16 credits in any Level 1 Science subject
This course includes practical laboratory work and experimentation. Students will gain fundamental knowledge of chemical vocabulary and measurement; types of particles; the bonds between particles; energy change and Organic chemistry.
Leads to Level 3 Chemistry.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact: Sam Currie
|Level 2 credits (AS)||Level||Credit||Num||Lit|
|91161 Carry out quantitative analysis||L2/Int||4||L1|
|91162 Carry out procedures to identify ions present in solution||L2/Int||3|
|91164 Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes||L2/Ext||5||L1|
|91165 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds||L2/Ext||4||L1|
|91166 Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity||L2/Ext||4||L1|
|CHEMISTRY - Level 3
Prerequisites: Minimum 12 Level 2 credits in Chemistry or HOD approval
Students will study the structure of atoms and molecules and how they interact including: Particles and the forces between them; Thermochemical calculations, enthalpy and entropy; Dissolving and equilibrium; Oxidation and reduction in cells, batteries and electrolysis; Organic chemistry and spectroscopic techniques.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Contact Sam Currie
|Level 3 Credits (AS)||Level||Credit||Num||Lit|
|91388 Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry||L3/Int||3|
|91390 Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances||L3/Ext||5||L1|
|91391 Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds||L3/Ext||5||L1|
|91392 Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems||L3/Ext||5||L1||L1|
|91393 Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes||L3/Int||3||L1|