Level 1 Biology - Semester B

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Kindley

Biology is the study of life from the smallest cell to massive ecosystems. What could be more interesting than learning about what makes living things including ourselves work? There are over 25 branches of Biology including Anatomy, Botany, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology.

This course will study genetics, and two practical Internal biology investigations. The course has 12 credits and can only be done for one semester, It has 4 Literacy and 4 Numeracy credits.

Biology is important for careers such as Biotechnology, Horticulture, Marine biologist, Conservation, Ecologist, Environmentalists, Medicine, Veterinary, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Sports.

Only pick for one semester.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: Workbook and Education Perfect subscription approx $30

Recommended Prior Learning

Average Grade At the Standard or above in Year 10 with a minimum Grade At the Standard in exam Understanding.


If you want to do level 2 Biology you must do level 1 Biology first.


Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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