Level 2 Biology

12BIO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Gelston

Recommended Prior Learning

Must have attained three external Science Standards at Level 1. Level 1 Genetics should be at a Merit grade.


Biology is the Science of Life and is a useful subject for many career pathways such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, health and physical education, horticulture, agriculture, farming, teaching and in the food industry. It is also a subject of general interest for many people, in areas such as conservation, wildlife, stem cell research, genetic engineering and general health & well-being.
Course Description: Ecology and Conservation; Students look at living organisms within their environment and study a community at the rocky shore. Cells; Students investigate cells using the microscope and look at cell processes. Adaptation; Students study adaptations of different animals. Genetics and Evolution; This section involves the study of genetic variation, genetic inheritance and evolution. Additionally students carry out biological investigations based around their learning in cell biology.


Faculties:

Science



Pathway

Level 3 Biology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 Field Trip to Raglan
$25 SciPad Workbooks
2B6 Exercise Book
Ruler
Highlighter