CXC CSEC exam guide: Integrated Science

CXC CSEC exam guide: General proficiency Integrated Science

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CXC CSEC exam guide: General proficiency Integrated Science

Based on the CXC CSEC Integrated Science syllabus

Organization of the CXC CSEC Integrated Science exam:

In-school exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of two (2) papers and a School Based Assessment (SBA) project.

Private exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of three (3) papers.

Paper
Exam time
Question type
Exam marks
Exam percent
paper 1
11/4 hrs

Multiple choice
(60 questions)

60 marks
25%
Paper 2
2 hours

Part A:
3 compulsory structured questions

Part B:
3 compulsory questions - extended essay or data-based questions

90 marks
50%
Paper 3/SBA
2 hrs 30 mins
50 marks
25%
Total
200 marks
100%

The syllabus for the Integrated Science exam is divided into four (4) sections. Each section is comprised of several units.

The four sections are section A, B, C and D.

Section A:
The organism
Section B:
The home/workplace
Section C:
Recreation
Section D:
Transportation
The units in each section are listed below:
Section
Units
1. Production and Growth
2. Food and Nutrition
3. Circulation
4. Respiration
5. Excretion
6. Coordination
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1. Temperature control and ventilation
2. Water and the Aquatic Environment
3. Pests and parasites/sanitation
4. Safety hazards
5. Electricity
6. Fossil fuels/ Solar energy/ Alternative sources
7. Materials
8. Lighting
9. Chemicals
10. Machines
11. The Terrestrial Environment
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1. Sport and Body Functions
2. Sport in Air/Water
3. Sport and Materials
4. Audio-Visual Activities
top
1. Energy
2. Forces
3. Earth Movement and Their Effects
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guest (not verified) 4 September 2016 - 4:21pm

Does CSEC have an updated exam guide for the May-June 2017 Integrated Science Syllabus. Thanks

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