Level 1 Biology - Advanced
Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Jaspers
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Practical work, models, self-paced activities, note-taking, videos. Students will carry out directed research, much of which must be completed in their own time. They will be encouraged to use the Internet as a research tool. Homework is a vital part of the course and students can expect to have regular homework set.
This course provides students with a deeper understanding of Biology and its applications to everyday life. It is an excellent preparation for Level 2 and 3 Biology. Biology is relevant to all fields of health science; medicine, sports science, animal studies, horticulture, forestry, biotechnology, ecology, wildlife management, agriculture and forensics.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Workbooks approx. $26 and trips $40.
Recommended Prior Learning
NCEA Level 1 Science or Year 10 Science at a Merit or Excellence level. This is an academically demanding course. Applicants will be considered based on their overall achievement in NCEA Level 1/Year 10 Science with an emphasis on their achievement in Biology. Students from Year 10 Science MUST also take 11SCM as a second science option.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
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