12BIO

Biology L2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Rekatsinas

Please note decisions about standards to be covered are to be confirmed and please note course may vary from the above.

 

Course Highlights: Practical investigations and overall good grounding in preparation for further study in the Biological Sciences. 

 

Vocational Pathway: Manufacturing and Technology, Primary Industries, Social and Community Services.

 

This course can lead to:  Entry into Year 13 Biology NCEA Level 3.  Tertiary study in the Biological/Heath Sciences.

 

For more information, please see Teacher in Charge of Biology, Mr Rekatsinas 

 

 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Costs: Course manual $25 approx, field trip costs may also apply.

Recommended Prior Learning

Pre-Requisites:          Science AS90948 Biology external, AS90944 Chemistry external recommended. AS 90940 Physics will be considered, or in consultation with the TiC of Biology.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91154 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91156 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91158 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.6 - Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91159 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91160 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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