Level 2 Biology

12BIOL
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Edwards

This subject involves the study of living things. It includes:
- Gene Expression – how genes work
- Genetics variation & change 
- Socio Scientific issue
- Carry out a practical investigation


Pathway

Level 3 Biology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A workbook is available for purchase (approximately $35.00).


Recommended Prior Learning

Reasonable success in Level 1 Achievement Standards in Science or at the discretion of the HOD.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91153 v2 Biology 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91157 v2 Biology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91158 v2 Biology 2.6 - Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91159 v2 Biology 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91602 v2 Biology 3.2 - Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 3

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.