Section 1. Physical World; 1 Mechanics; 2 Electricity and magnetism; 3 Waves; 4 Heat; Section 2. Material World; 5 Understanding chemical ideas; 6 Carbon compounds as fuels; 7 Metals and their uses; 8 Investigating selected chemical reactions; Section 3. Living World; 9 Genetic variation; 10 Life processes and environmental factors; 11 Humans and micro-organisms; 12 Natural events and human actions; Section 4 Planet Earth and Beyond; 13 Formation of New Zealand surface features; 14 Carbon cycling; 15 Astronomical cycles and planet Earth; 16 Investigating astronomical and Earth science events.
Science for the New Zealand Curriculum Year 11 continues from the Year 9 and 10 titles in the series to cover Level 6 of the Science Learning Area and the realigned NCEA Level 1 Achieving Standards.