Level 1 Science 101

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Pivac.

Science 101 

Science is the 

This course covers ideas from the Nature of Science and the new Te Mātaiaho curriculum. It aims to develop scientific skills and attitudes, knowledge and understanding, and recognition of the importance of Science to society in Aotearoa/New Zealand. 

Contexts studied within the new Year 11 course may be related to Genetics and Ecology, Energy and Motion, Chemical Reaction Types and our Earth systems alongside weaving through aspects of our local area and Mātauranga Māori. 

It will be designed for both students wanting to continue on with Senior NCEA Sciences/University studies as well as introducing important employment skills for those looking at other pathways

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course trip contributions ($30)


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91920 v4
Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a science-informed response to a local issue
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0