1MCT2A

1 Mechatronics (1MCT2) (82)

Course Description

Learners will explore forces, motion and energy through the medium of machines and sport.  Learners will investigate how forces are applied in a variety of contexts and apply mathematical principles.  Following a design cycle, measurement, data analysis, modelling using algebra, learners will test for and graph improvements.

 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $10.00 for in class course materials and resources
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events will be added to statements as and when trips and occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

In addition to the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Stationery items required for this course include
WA4 Writing Exercise Book 7mm Ruled 36 Leaves
A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket Blue
Walker Maths 1.4 Linear Algebra Workbook
Walker Maths 1.3 Tables Equations & Graphs Workbook (Optional)

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91028 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.3 - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91029 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.4 - Apply linear algebra in solving problems
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91921 v2
NZQA Info
Science 1.2 - Use a range of scientific investigative approaches in a taiao context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91923 v2
NZQA Info
Science 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of science claims in communicated information using maramatanga
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 7

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