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
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1. Energy
  2. Forces
  3. Earth Movement and Their Effects
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Integrated science

Mary - Thanks for this exam guide. I like it, I only wish it could tell me what to study for each exam paper so I wouldn't have to guess what was coming for each paper.

Mary

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