11SCB

Level 1 Biological Science

Course Description

Contact Person: K. Silcock

This course provides additional skills and knowledge in Biology and Human Biology. The course is for students who wish to be extended in these areas. Students can comfortably do 12BIO without doing this course however, it would be helpful. The course will be assessed with a mix of internal and external achievement standards. Assessment may include a selection of the standards listed.


Contributions and Equipment

Recommended workbooks approx. $15.00
Possible field trips: estimated $30.00

Entry Requirements

The majority of Year 10 Science grades must be at or above Level 5 of the curriculum.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90925 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90926 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.2 - Report on a biological issue
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90927 v3
NZQA Info
Biology 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90929 v4
NZQA Info
Biology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to a mammal(s) as a consumer(s)
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91154 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.

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