General Science L1
Teacher in Charge: J. Kurian
Students who are considering taking Physics or Chemistry at Levels 2 and 3 should select General Science. This will prepare them to take any of the Sciences at levels 2 and 3, including Biology and Agriculture. Students will take a selection of internal and external standards worth up to 20 credits from the available standards listed below. The standards offered will be on a class by class basis at the discretion of the head of Science, Mr Kurian.
Students who are considering taking Biology or Agriculture at Levels 2 and 3 should select Agricultural Biology. Agricultural Biology will consist of two externally assessed Achievement Standards, with three internally assessed standards. Your options are open in terms of doing Biology or Agricultural at level 2 but not for Physics or Chemistry.
Course Highlights: General Science (Level 1) focuses on the requirements for Science at Level 2 and must be taken by students who are, or even just considering, taking Chemistry or Physics in Year 12. Students may also be looking into Ecology, Relationships, Genetics and/or Astronomy
Vocational Pathway: Manufacturing and Technology, Construction and Infrastructure, Creative
Industries, Primary Industries, Social and Community Services, Services Industries. Medical, Health and Environmental science.
This course can lead to: Year 12 studies in any combination of Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture or Physics.
For more information, please see Mr Kurian or your year 10 Science teacher
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Total Credits Available: 39 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 31 credits.
Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Anaesthetic Technician, Animal Care Attendant, Zoologist, Beekeeper, Chemist, Aquaculture Farmer, Marine Biologist, Author, Glazier, Microbiologist, Baker, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biochemist, Metal Worker, Phlebotomist, Mechanical Engineer, Carpenter, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Meteorologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Psychologist, Watchmaker and Repairer, Diver, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Curator, Medical Radiation Technologist, Forensic Scientist, Electronics Trades Worker, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Ranger, Wool Classer, Food Technologist, Professional Sportsperson, Forestry Scientist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Gardener, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Industrial Spray Painter, Insurance Agent, Medical Laboratory Technician, Optometrist, Packhouse Worker, Roading Construction Worker, Saw Doctor, Secondary School Teacher, Shearer, Intelligence Officer, Data Analyst, Orchard Farmer/Manager, Dairy Herd Manager, Dairy Farm Assistant, Dairy Farm Manager, Sharemilker, Viticulturist,