L1 Science in Sports

SSCI12
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Nair

This course will look at many of the science aspects already assessed in Science 12, but will focus on contexts relating to to science in sports.

This course will cover topics relating to application of physics in sports (within a surfing context), use of metals in racing cars as well as human life processes looking at the muscular and skeletal system. There is also an optional external standard available.

Students will gain a pathway into Level 2 sciences after completing the course successfully.


Pathway

L2 Earth & Space Science, L2 General Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Education Perfect fee


Recommended Prior Learning

Open


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90929 v4 Biology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to a mammal(s) as a consumer(s)
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 90936 v3 Physics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the physics of an application
1
I
2
Y
A.S. 90946 v3 Science 1.7 - Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
1
I
4
A.S. 90949 v3 Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.