Level 3 Biology

13BIO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Goodall

You will learn to:
• study aspects of animal behaviour and plant responses to the environment
• study control systems in humans that maintain stable internal environment
• study trends of human evolution


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course book costing approximately $30. There is expected to be a trip to the Auckland Zoo costing approximately $25. Education Perfect (recommended) $20.


Recommended Prior Learning Students must have gained a minimum of 10 Biology achievement standard credits at level 2 or at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91607 v2 Biology 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91606 v2 Biology 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of trends in human evolution
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91605 v2 Biology 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of evolutionary processes leading to speciation
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91604 v2 Biology 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91603 v2 Biology 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91602 v2 Biology 3.2 - Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91601 v2 Biology 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.