Teacher in Charge: Mr D. WilliamsRecommended Prior Learning
At least 14 Credits in Level 1 Science Achievement standards, including Science (Chemistry) 1.5
This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of the Material World and how the materials interact with each other. It puts emphasis on developing the tools needed to observe, quantify and explain chemical interactions. This course provides a sound basis for further study in Chemistry.
- Practical Chemistry Skills
- Chemical Reactivity
- Chemical Bonding
- Reaction Types
The course will provide 16 credits from the standards being assessed are listed below.
There is a possibility of a field trip to the University of Canterbury Chemistry Department.
Chemistry at Year 12 is necessary for study at Year 13 and a wide range of tertiary studies including engineering and health sciences. This is an essential course for those interested in pursuing health sciences at University.