Assessment Specifications

Level 1 Science 2021

General information

Domain

Science – Core

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

90940  90944  90948

Equipment

A calculator and a ruler will be required.

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

90940

Title

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Ability to carry out calculations as well as descriptions and explanations, including graphical interpretations, may be assessed.

Familiarity with associated practical work is expected.

Formulae as listed in the achievement standard will be provided.


Standard

90944

Title

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases

Version

4

Number of credits

4

Ability to use chemical language (formulae and equations) as well as descriptions and explanations, including graphical interpretations, may be assessed.

Indicators will be restricted to litmus and universal indicator.

Familiarity with associated practical work is expected.

A periodic table (showing symbols and atomic numbers) and a table of ions (showing symbols) will be provided on a separate resource sheet.


Standard

90948

Title

Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Contexts may be drawn from animals or plants.


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