NCEA Level 3 Chemistry 301

CHE301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. McGuire

Chemistry 301
This course expands on the ideas covered in Chemistry 201 and also examines electrochemistry, modern instrumental analysis, and aqueous chemistry.
The course prepares students for studying Science at the tertiary level. It helps them understand the central role of Chemistry in living systems, material development, and providing solutions to environmental issues.

UE Approved Subject


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A Scipad workbook is used for classwork and homework ($30).


Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: 14 credits in Level 2 Chemistry with at least 8 being from external standards.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91389 v2 Chemistry 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.