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The Level 1 science courses are designed to meet the needs of all students. Each course has a variety of learning experiences which are designed to make the course relevant, interesting and enjoyable. There are four Level 1 science courses offered at Lynfield College:
Year 11- Science Mainstream (11SCM) *
- For students who complete the Year 9 and 10 Science courses, to at least an Achieved standard. It includes the following:
Mechanics ~ Acids and Bases ~ Genetic Variation ~ Biological Investigation ~ Physics Investigation
* Year 10 students (10SCN) also complete this course while in Year 10 as part of the Advanced Programme.
Year 11- Foundation Science (11SCF)
– For students who completed the Year 9 and 10 Science course. It includes the following:
Mammals as Consumers ~ Carbon Cycling ~ Chemical Investigation ~ Biological Investigation ~ Physics Investigation
Year 11- Advanced Physical Sciences (11SCP)
– For students who Achieved with a Merit average in 10SCN the previous year or students who completed Years 9 and 10 Science at an Excellence level and wish to do another science subject as well as 11SCM. It includes the following:
Carbon Chemistry ~ Chemical Reactions ~ Electricity and Magnetism ~ Wave Behaviour ~Chemistry Investigation
Year 11- Advanced Biological Sciences (11SCB) - For students who were in 10SCN the previous year or students who completed Year 10 Science at a Merit or Excellence level and wish to do another science subject as well as 11SCM. It includes the following:
Mammals as a Consumer ~ Life Cycle of Flowering Plants ~ Micro-organisms ~ Biological impact on a NZ Ecosystem ~ Life Processes and Environmental Factors