13 Biology 1
Teacher in Charge: Helen Dunham
Follow a rigorously academic course, which covers all the Level 3 Biology achievement standards.
This course covers the following content:
Three externals -
Animal and plant behaviour;
Speciation (How new species are formed);
Evidence supporting the theory of Human Evolution;
The body system of blood glucose and Diabetes;
a written report on a socio-scientific issue of your choice.
At least Merit in AS91157 L2 Genetics and at least Achieved in the other two L2 External Achievement Standards from 12BI1 course
OR HoD approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
*13BI1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $60
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 2
Term: 1, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 4
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
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.
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