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Level 1 Science Foundation

Level 1

Course Code: 1SSCF
Who can I talk to: Miss Ashford

Through a range of practical science investigations students will develop their self-management and ability to communicate with others. Students will develop critical thinking skills as they link observations to theory. Students will explore the use of a range of scientific symbols and vocabulary.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

This course aims to provide students with a solid foundation of fundamental living, physical and material world concepts to prepare them for further science study. Students will investigate and solve problems relating to everyday mechanics phenomena. Students will link atomic structure to the periodic table and investigate factors that affect chemical processes. Students will develop their understanding of genetic inheritance and the importance of variation. Students who intend to study senior biology, chemistry or physics should take this course.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
90944 Science 1.5 – Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases 4 y y 19-11-2021
90948 Science 1.9 – Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation 4 y y 19-11-2021
90940 Science 1.1 – Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics 4 y y y 19-11-2021
90935 Physics 1.1 – Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship, with direction 4 y y 14-08-2021
Credits: 20
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Mathematics and a literacy rich subject

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable