Level 2 Biology
Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Matta
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
This course will give the student the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes in contexts that enable them to link the biology curriculum with their experiences of the world around them. Learning experiences will increase student knowledge of New Zealand flora, fauna and environment. Students will also gain an understanding of life processes, ecology and evolution.
Year 12 Biology students take part in a field trip which forms part of their internal assessment. Approximate cost is $5.
Recommended Prior Learning
4 credits from an external Biology based Achievement Standard (Science 1.9), based on Derived Grade Topic Tests. In some circumstances entry may be granted at the discretion of the HOD.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths