Level 1 Science B


Satisfactory completion of some middle school courses is desirable preparation for this course, but our aim is to be able to deliver a programme to all those interested in science and the pursuit of evidence-based decision making.

Course description:

This course is aimed at developing critical scientific thinking skills, but for those who are not intending to progress into further studies in science or related disciplines.

Topics covered:

  • Investigating interactions between humans and microorganisms
  • Gaining good basic knowledge of chemistry, including investigating rates of reaction
  • Carrying out practical physics investigation

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.

Number   Title I or E*    Credits
90950 Investigate interactions between humans and microorganisms                      I 4
90930 Carry out a practical (chemistry) investigation with direction       I 4
90935 Carry out a practical investigation, with direction, that leads to a linear mathematical relationship   I 4


I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Additional achievement standards will be tailored to the needs of the class

Leads to:

A better understanding of the nature of science in general life situations.

Cost: nil

Contact: Dr C Manuel

Upcoming events

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

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Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.
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