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CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
CARIBBEAN CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY LEVEL COMPETENCE®

INTEGRATED SCIENCE SYLLABUS
Effective for examinations from May–June 2014

CXC CCSLC/IS/02/12

Published in Jamaica, 2012 by Ian Randle Publishers 11 Cunningham Avenue P O Box 686 Kingston 6 www.ianrandlepublishers.com © 2012, Caribbean Examinations Council ISBN --------------------------------------- (pbk) All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior permission of the author or publisher. Cover and book design by Ian Randle Publishers Correspondence related to the syllabus should be addressed to: The Pro-Registrar Caribbean Examinations Council Caenwood Centre 37 Arnold Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica Telephone Number: + 1 (876) 630-5200 Facsimile Number: + 1 (876) 967-4972 E-mail Address: cxcwzo@cxc.org Website: www.cxc.org Copyright © 2012 by Caribbean Examinations Council The Garrison, St Michael BB14038, Barbados

CXC CCSLC/IS/02/12

This document CXC CCSLC/IS/02/12 replaces CXC CCSLC/IS/02/2006. Please note that the syllabus has been revised and amendments are indicated by italics.

Issued 2006 Revised 2012

Please check the website www.cxc.org for updates on CXC’s syllabuses.

CXC CCSLC/IS/02/12

Contents
INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ i RATIONALE ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1 AIMS .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1 GENERAL OBJECTIVES........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2 COMPETENCIES TO BE ASSESSED ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2 ORGANISATION OF THE SYLLABUS ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3 SUGGESTIONS FOR TEACHING THE SYLLABUS………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3 ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3 ELIGIBILITY FOR CCSLC....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 FORMAT OF THE ASSESSMENT...
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