Level 2 Biology

12BIO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Goodall

You will learn to:
• study organisms at the cellular level and at the organ system level
• study the mechanisms of gene expression that produce proteins and determine phenotype
• carry out internal assessments to investigate factors affecting enzyme activity and use of a microscope to investigate biological material


Pathway

Level 3 Biology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course book costing approximately $30. Education Perfect (recommended) $20.


Recommended Prior Learning Students must have gained a minimum of 12 Science or Biology achievement standard credits at level 1, (10SCX OR 11SCI), including AS90948 or at the discretion of the Head of Department. The Achievement Standards will be selected from:
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91160 v2 Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
2
I
3
A.S. 91159 v2 Biology 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91157 v2 Biology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91156 v2 Biology 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91155 v2 Biology 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of adaptation of plants or animals to their way of life
2
I
3
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: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.