Biology Level 2

BIO201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Curnow

Biology 201

This course covers ecological principles and their effects, analysis of biological information to the public, microscope use, the design, carrying out and reporting of a practical investigation, cell biology, gene expression and genetic variation and its effects. 



Pathway

Biology Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks (external & revision) $35.


Recommended Prior Learning

Science 101, with a merit pass in both the derived grade Biology standard and the internal practical investigation. Students with achieved grade(s) are subject to HOD discretion. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91159 v2 Biology 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91158 v2 Biology 2.6 - Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 12
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91157 v2 Biology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91154 v2 Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91153 v2 Biology 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Biology: Medicine, Nursing Technician, Technologist, Teaching, Marine Biologist, Zoologist, Veterinarian/Vet, Nurse


Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.