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L2 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

Science

This course follows on from L1ESS and leads to L3ESS

Students will develop an understanding of fundamental astronomical and geological concepts including star characteristics and life cycle, planetary and solar system formation, volcanoes, earthquakes and local surface feature formation as well as investigating a global environmental issue. Students will learn to apply knowledge of Earth and Space to explain aspects of the material world. This course is designed to prepare students for tertiary study in one of the Sciences.

Teacher in charge -
Mrs Rebecca Pringle

students in this course will be working towards

12 credits that are internally assessed and 8 credits that are externally assessed Course endorsement is possible in L2 Earth and Space 20 credits towards Level 1 Literacy 4 credits towards Numeracy This course leads to a university approved course