Level 2 Biology
Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Miller
This subject involves the study of living things. It includes:
- Gene Expression – how genes work
- Genetics variation & change- How populations change over time.
- Socio Scientific issue-Biological, Ethical, Economic and Cultural impacts of Vaccination
- Carry out a practical investigation- Enzymes
Ecology- How communities of species interact.
Practical Investigation- Enzymes
Ecology (not assessed).
Socio-scientific Issue- Vaccinations
Genetic variation and change
Genetic Variation and change
Recommended Prior Learning
Reasonable success in Level 1 Achievement Standards in Science or at the discretion of the HOLA.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A workbook is available for purchase (approximately $35.00).
Assessment Information3.2 Socio-scientific Issue is very accessible for year 12 students and provides Cr that contribute to both Level 2 and 3 NCEA.
Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
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