L2 Chemistry

L2CHEM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Grattan

This course involves study of the key concepts of Chemistry to enable students to choose further study pathways in this specialist area. 

Chemistry study includes atomic structure, analysis of solutions, types of reactions, energy changes in reactions and organic chemistry. The course is a prerequisite for L3 Chemistry and required for entry into many University and Polytechnic Course pathways.

This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement Standards, both internal and external, with students having the opportunity to gain up to 20 credits at L2.


Pathway

L3 Chemistry

Course Costs

Chemistry Workbook $40. Education Perfect (optional) $20. ICAS Exam (optional) $7


Required Prior Learning

Minimum entry requirement is 12 credits in L1 Science (including Acids and Bases - at Merit/Excellence level advisable) or if given HOD approval.


Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91164 v2 Chemistry 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91165 v2 Chemistry 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91166 v2 Chemistry 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91167 v2 Chemistry 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction
2
I
3
A.S. 91910 v1 Chemistry 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.