L1 Science Fake News - Semester A

1SCIFA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Kent

L1 Science Fake News - Semester A

Students will study the way Science is portrayed in the media and will research topics that have been misrepresented to the public. 

This course is fully internally assessed.

In order to gain a Course Endorsement, students will have to go on to study a Semester B Science course as well.


Pathway

L1 Science - Astrobiology - Semester B, L1 Science - Carbon Chemistry - Semester B, L1 Science - PhysChem - Semester B, L1 Science: BioChem - Semester B, L2 Earth and Space Science - Semester A, L2 Earth and Space Science - Semester B

This course can lead onto L1 Science Semester B courses in the short term. Many of the Level 2 Science courses require L1 Semester B Science courses.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90936 v3 Physics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the physics of an application
1
I
2
Y
A.S. 90951 v3 Science 1.12 - Investigate the biological impact of an event on a New Zealand ecosystem
1
I
4
A.S. 90953 v3 Science 1.14 - Demonstrate understanding of carbon cycling
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.