Biology L2

12BIO
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 

 

 


Pathway

Biology L3

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91154 v2 Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91156 v2 Biology 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level
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. 91160 v2 Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
2
I
3
Total Credits

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