Assessment Specifications

Level 1 Science 2019

General information

Domain

Science–Core

Mode of Assessment

Written Examination

Standards

90940  90944  90948

Equipment to bring

A calculator and ruler will be required.

Specific information for individual external achievement standards

Standard

90940

Title

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Resources or information supplied

Formulae as listed in the achievement standard will be provided.

Special notes

There will be three questions.

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

Familiarity with associated practical work is expected.



Standard

90944

Title

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases

Version

4

Number of credits

4

Resources or information supplied

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

Special notes

There will be three questions.

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.



Standard

90948

Title

Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to genetic variation

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Special notes

There will be three questions.

Contexts may be drawn from animals or plants.

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