Domain - Chemistry

Domain - Chemistry

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Level 1

Demonstrate knowledge of chemical change
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18974 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe chemical and physical changes; describe chemical changes; and describe how changing factors affect the rate of chemical reaction.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of chemical processes in the context of the environment
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18979 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to - describe treatment of water; describe an effect of resource extraction on the environment; describe a chemical process used to produce an agricultural chemical; and describe pollution.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe the production and importance to society of chemical substances
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6323 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe industrial methods of producing selected chemical substances, and describe the importance of selected chemical substances to society.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify simple chemical species in solution
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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 6325 and unit standard 8938 have been replaced by AS90947.

6324 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of precipitation reactions, and carry out a procedure to identify cations and anions present in solutions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction
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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 6324 and unit standard 8938 have been replaced by AS90947.

6325 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out an investigation into a factor that influences the rate of reaction and demonstrate knowledge of factors that influence rates of reaction.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Relate similarities and differences within the periodic table to atomic structure
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6329 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the structure of atoms, relate the chemical properties of elements to their electron arrangement, and derive the formulae of ionic compounds.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Undertake a chemical investigation of the use of a group of substances in the home and the community
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6330 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify the properties and uses of a group of substances in the home and community, and investigate desirable properties of a group of substances.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate a chemical process
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6331 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate a chemical process, and the effect of modifications to a chemical process.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate characteristic properties and reactions of metals
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8936 replaced unit standard 6326.

8935 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate characteristic properties and reactions of metals.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate the characteristic behaviour of acids and bases
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8935 replaced unit standard 6326.

8936 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate chemical characteristics of acids and bases, and write balanced chemical equations for the characteristic reactions of acids.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe the nature and use of organic fuels
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 6327.

8937 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to categorise simple hydrocarbons and alcohols, and describe the combustion of organic fuels.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate inorganic reactions
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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 6324 and unit standard 6325 have been replaced by AS90947. This unit standard replaced unit standard 6328.

8938 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: classify inorganic reactions; prepare a sample of an ionic compound; and apply concepts of oxidation-reduction to electrolysis.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a practical chemistry investigation with direction
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Version 4 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS90930.

90169 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Process information to describe a use of chemistry knowledge with direction
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Version 4 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS90931.

90170 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe chemical reactions
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90171 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe atomic structure and bonding
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90172 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe selected non-metals and their compounds
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90173 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe characteristic properties and reactions of metals, acids and bases
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90640 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe properties and reactions of carbon and its compounds
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90648 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a practical chemistry investigation, with direction

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90169.

90930 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry in a technological application

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90170.

90931 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of carbon chemistry

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90932 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of selected elements

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90933 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of chemical reactions

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90934 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

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Ministry of Education

Level 2

Appreciate how groups of related chemical substances meet the needs of society
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

6332 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to establish the characteristics of a group of chemical substances and describe the interaction of a group of chemical substances with people and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Characterise the behaviour of weak and strong acids and bases
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6338 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to compare the behaviour of weak and strong acids and bases, and perform calculations involving acid-base reactions.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Prepare or isolate consumer products and compare their properties to a commercial equivalent
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6339 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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A person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare or isolate consumer products, and compare the physical properties of a prepared sample with an equivalent commercial product.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out an acid-base volumetric analysis
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, AS90306 and AS90763 have been replaced by AS91161. This unit standard and unit standard 8941 replaced unit standard 6333.

8940 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to perform and interpret results from an acid-base volumetric titration.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out gravimetric or colorimetric analyses
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8940 replaced unit standard 6333.

8941 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to perform a gravimetric or colorimetric analysis, and interpret results of a chemical analysis.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Characterise the nature of chemical systems at equilibrium
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8943 replaced unit standard 6334.

8942 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to characterise the nature of chemical systems at equilibrium.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate enthalpy changes of chemical reactions
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8942 replaced unit standard 6334.

8943 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to recognise the nature of exothermic or endothermic reactions, and determine enthalpy changes for reactions.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Relate properties of chemical substances to their structure and bonding
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and AS90308 have been replaced by AS91164. This unit standard and unit standard 8945 replaced unit standard 6335.

8944 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to predict the shapes and polarity of molecules, and contrast the physical properties of crystalline solids.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate periodic trends in the properties of a series of inorganic compounds
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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 8944 replaced unit standard 6335.

8945 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to investigate periodic trends in the properties of a series of inorganic compounds.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Characterise the properties and reactions of selected organic families
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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 6336.

8946 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard is able to: name and draw the structural formulae of organic compounds; recognise the characteristic reactions of unsaturated organic substances; and describe the characteristic properties and reactions of some simple functional groups.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Characterise oxidation-reduction reactions
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Version 4 This unit standard and AS90311 have been replaced by AS91167. This unit replaced unit standard 6337.

8947 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify oxidation-reduction processes, and write balanced equations for oxidation-reduction reactions.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out qualitative analysis
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91162.

90305 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out an acid-base volumetric analysis
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Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90763 and unit standard 8940 have been replaced by AS91161.

90306 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe the nature of structure and bonding in different substances
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 8944 have been replaced by AS91164.

90308 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe the structural formulae and reactions of compounds containing selected organic functional groups
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91165.

90309 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe thermochemical and equilibrium principles
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91166.

90310 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe oxidation-reduction reactions
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 8947 have been replaced by AS91167.

90311 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Solve simple quantitative chemical problems
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Version 3 This achievement standard, AS90306 and unit standard 8940 have been replaced by AS91161.

90763 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out quantitative analysis
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Version 3 This achievement standard was replaced by AS91910.

91161 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Carry out procedures to identify ions present in solution
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Version 3 This achievement standard was replaced by AS91911.

91162 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the chemistry used in the development of a current technology

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91163 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of bonding, structure, properties and energy changes

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 8944 and AS90308.

91164 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the properties of selected organic compounds

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90309.

91165 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactivity

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90310.

91166 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 8947 and AS90311.

91167 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Carry out a practical investigation into a substance present in a consumer product using quantitative analysis

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Version 1 This achievement standard replaced AS91161.

91910 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Carry out an investigation into chemical species present in a sample using qualitative analysis

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Version 1 This achievement standard replaced AS91162.

91911 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 3

Evaluate the interaction of a chemical process with society and/or the environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

6340 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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A person credited with this unit standard is able to identify the interaction, and evaluate the impact of a chemical process on society and/or the environment.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a practical investigation into variations in the concentration of a chemical substance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and AS90694 have been replaced by AS91387.

6341 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to collect and process, and interpret information from an extended practical investigation into quantitative variations in the concentration of a chemical substance.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain periodic trends in the properties of elements and compounds
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

6343 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: relate atomic properties of elements to their position in the periodic table; explain the similarities and trends in the properties of group 17 elements and their compounds; and investigate and describe the characteristic properties of transition metal species.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate the characteristic properties and reactions of organic substances
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and AS90698 have been replaced by AS91391.

6344 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to recognise different forms of stereoisomerism, recognise the reactions of functional groups and describe the characteristic nature of condensation reactions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse oxidation - reduction reactions
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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6345 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to determine the concentration of an oxidant or reductant by titration, and balance oxidation-reduction reactions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe applications of surface chemistry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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6347 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the nature of emulsions, and explain the action of surfactants as cleaning agents.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Calculate the enthalpy change associated with chemical reactions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 6342.

8948 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to calculate the enthalpy change associated with chemical reactions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Characterise the composition of acid and base solutions
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 8950 replaced unit standard 6346.

8949 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to determine the chemical species present in acid and base solutions, and characterise acid-base titration curves.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Predict the formation of precipitates of sparingly soluble substances
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Version 4

8950 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to predict the formation of precipitates of sparingly soluble substances.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out an extended practical investigation involving quantitative analysis
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 6341 have been replaced by AS91387.

90694 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Determine the concentration of an oxidant or reductant by titration
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Version 3

90695 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe oxidation-reduction processes
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91393.

90696 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe aspects of organic chemistry
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 6344 have been replaced by AS91391.

90698 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe properties of aqueous systems
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91392.

90700 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe properties of particles and thermochemical principles
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Version 2 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91390.

90780 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out an investigation in chemistry involving quantitative analysis

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 6341 and AS90694.

91387 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry

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91388 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

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Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of chemical processes in the world around us

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91389 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90780.

91390 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 6344 and AS90698.

91391 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90700.

91392 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90696.

91393 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of organic compounds
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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16565 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: classify and name given organic compounds and isomers; describe the physical properties of organic compounds; and classify reactions of organic compounds and describe their functional group conversion.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform organic chemistry functional group analysis
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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16566 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out one step synthesis of organic compounds; and identify functional groups to allow classification of unknown compounds by observing test tube reactions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of the periodic table and properties of selected elements
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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16567 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the periodic table; describe atomic properties of the elements; explain the shapes of molecules and ions; and describe the acid-base behaviour of oxides and halides, and the redox properties of halogens.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform titrimetric analyses
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 26342 replaced unit standard 8435.

26341 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: calibrate and maintain titration equipment; prepare volumetric standard solutions; and perform titrimetric analyses.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform gravimetric analyses
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 26341 replaced unit standard 8435.

26342 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: maintain a balance and describe its use; and perform gravimetric analyses.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate laboratory solvent and distillation separation techniques
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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8436 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: separate a component from a mixture using techniques of solvent extraction; purify a substance by recrystallisation; describe the use of a phase diagram to predict fractional distillation behaviour; and separate a component from a mixture by distillation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Evaluate physical properties of matter
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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8443 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain and determine viscosity and density in matter; describe and determine refractive index of matter; and explain and determine melting point and boiling point of matter.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of acid-base pH measurement and equilibria
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8448 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe maintenance of a pH meter; describe operation principles of, and calibrate, a pH meter; describe the reactions of acids and bases with water; explain the behaviour of buffer solutions; produce titration curves for acid-base titrations; and describe the action of acid-base indicators.

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Demonstrate knowledge of the behaviour of gases
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8452 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the relationships among pressure, volume, temperature, and the amount of a gas; and compare real gases and ideal gas behaviour.

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Perform qualitative anion and cation analysis
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8453 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm the presence of anions and cations in unknown samples using wet chemical techniques.

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Perform titrimetric analysis using colour indicators
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9242 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare volumetric standard solution; and perform titrimetric analysis using colour indicators.

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Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of chromatography systems
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12363 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe chromatography, the distribution between phases in a chromatographic separation, and the instrumental components of a chromatographic system; quantify the components of a mixture from chromatographic results; and recommend a chromatographic system for a given sample.

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Demonstrate knowledge of an issue in a sustainable chemistry context
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26345 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe an issue for chemistry practices related to sustainability; and analyse alternative sustainable chemistry practices for the issue.

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Perform titrations
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8439 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: perform a back titration; perform a multi-component titration; perform an acid base non-aqueous titration; and perform a conductometric titration.

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Demonstrate knowledge of atomic electronic structure
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8449 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the theory of atomic electronic structure; and the electronic configuration of elements.

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Demonstrate knowledge of thermodynamics
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8450 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define thermodynamic quantities; and use them in calculations.

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Demonstrate knowledge of reaction rate and mechanisms
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8451 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: reaction rate and rate law; reaction mechanism; the effect of temperature on reaction rate; and catalysis. They are also able to draw conclusions and perform calculations from rate measurements and rate laws.

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Describe organic structures and synthesise organic compounds
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8455 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structure and bonding of organic molecules; describe the mechanism of an organic reaction; and carry out the synthesis of organic compounds utilising particular reaction mechanisms.

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Demonstrate knowledge of, and synthesise, aromatic compounds
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8456 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe aromatic compounds; describe the mechanism of electrophilic aromatic substitution; carry out the synthesis of an aromatic compound by electrophilic substitution; predict the orientation in disubstituted aromatic compounds; and describe multi-step organic transformations.

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Apply knowledge of the chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins
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8457 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structures, properties, and uses of carbohydrates and lipids; describe amino acids and proteins; and carry out the analysis of a carbohydrate, fats, and protein.

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Demonstrate knowledge of electrochemistry
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8470 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe an electrochemical cell; describe the electrochemistry conventions for electrode potentials; and measure electrode potentials and calculate concentrations of electrolytes.

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Level 6

Perform analysis of water
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8444 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the distribution of the components of natural waters; carry out the sampling and analysis of water; and calculate concentrations of chemical species in water.

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Demonstrate knowledge of the composition and analysis of polluted and unpolluted air
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8445 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the composition of the normal atmosphere and atmospheric circulation; describe sources, effects, and control of atmospheric pollutants; identify analytical devices for atmospheric analysis and for gaseous pollutants at source; describe sources, monitoring, and control of indoor air pollution and occupational exposure; and discuss the application of the Resource Management Act 1991 to air quality and air discharges.

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Demonstrate spectroscopic techniques
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8446 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: make and interpret measurements using UV-visible absorption spectrophotometry; demonstrate a flame technique; demonstrate infrared spectroscopy; and demonstrate fluorescence techniques.

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Perform gas chromatography
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8459 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select gas chromatography technique; carry out gas chromatography; and analyse a sample.

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Data as at 04 December 2021