Level 2 Biology - Semester A

2BIOLA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Wynne

This semester course is both internally and externally assessed. Students will develop an understanding of genetic variation and change as well as animal and plant adaptations.


Pathway

Level 3 Biology - Flora and Fauna - Semester A, Level 3 Biology - Technology and Evolution - Semester B

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: $15 workbooks.


Recommended Prior Learning

Must pass the Biology standard in Level 1 NCEA Science exam and one internal.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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. 91157 v2 Biology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91158 v2 Biology 2.6 - Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Disclaimer

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.