Level 1 Biological Science

11SCB
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.


Pathway

Level 2 Earth and Space Science, Level 2 Biology, Level 2 Chemistry, Level 2 Physics

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.


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. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90926 v3 Biology 1.2 - Report on a biological issue
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90927 v3 Biology 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90929 v4 Biology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to a mammal(s) as a consumer(s)
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 91154 v2 Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

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

Disclaimer

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