LEVEL 1 GENERAL SCIENCE – L1SCIG

Learning Area: Science
Qualification: NCEA Level 1

In this course students learn how science as a process works to explain how the universe works. This course covers concepts and themes from across the science strands to open a wide pathway for students intending to take a senior science course. It also provides a sound foundation of science literacy and understanding for students to apply to everyday life and any potential career.

Course Components:
  • Science skills including processing data, chemical equations, problem solving
  • Communicating in science – writing scientific explanations
  • Carrying out experiments
  • Science knowledge (chemical reactions, rates of reactions, stream ecology, genetics and variation, mechanics)

External Credits:                                     8
Internal Credits:                                     12
Literacy:                                                   4                                                            Numeracy                                                12
Entry Recommendations:                    There are no pre -requisites for this course

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3