12 Biology 2
Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Dunham
• This course is for those students who struggle with the more abstract concepts in Biology. One less standard is covered over the year when compared
with 12BI1. This allows more time to be spent on the existing standards
Students will follow an academic course which covers genetic variation in the form of inheritance and evolutionary change and the processes that happen within a cell.
This course leads onto the Level 3 Biology courses that are UE Approved
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
12BI2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $50
At least ‘Achieved’ in AS90948 and ‘Achieved’ in AS90929 in the External Achievement Standards in L1 , Level 1 numeracy and literacy.
A student coming from 11SC1 course must have gained at least a ‘Achieved’ grade in AS90948 Genetics and Achieved in one other science external paper
OR HoD approval
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines