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Level 1 Science in Context

Level 1

Course Code: 1SSCC
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 and their daily lives. Students will explore the use of a range of scientific symbols and vocabulary.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will gain an understanding of important living, physical and material world concepts which occur in their daily lives. Students will build electrical circuits to develop their understanding of the applications of electricity in daily life. Students will develop their understanding of the different factors which affect chemical reactions. Students will develop their research skills as they investigate biological factors which affect humans. This course is suitable for students who intend to study one senior science 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
90941 Science 1.2 – Investigate implications of electricity and magnetism for everyday life 4 y y 24-06-2021
90926 Biology 1.2 – Report on a biological issue 3 y y y 09-07-2021
90925 Biology 1.1 – Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction 4 y y y 16-04-2021
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
90930 Chemistry 1.1 – Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction 4 y y y 16-04-2021
Credits: 19-23
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

With HOD approval.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Mathematics and a literacy rich subject

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable