Level 3 Biology - Flora and Fauna - Semester A

3BIOLA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Wynne

This course offers a look into how animals and plants respond to changes in their environment and how animals and plants can adapt to these changes to survive. Students will carry out their own investigation on either a plant or animal and relate to their adaptations.

If you are intending for this to be a University approved subject, you must take both Semester A and B of this course.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: $25 approx.


Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits from Level 2 Biology & Level 2 literacy standards OR by arrangement with Mrs Wynne.


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. 91601 v2 Biology 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91603 v3 Biology 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91604 v2 Biology 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12

* 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: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 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.