13 Biology 2
Teacher in Charge: Helen 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 BI1. This allows more time to be spent on the existing standards.
Content covered in the course includes:
Animal and plant behaviour;
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.
From 12BI1: At least ‘Achieved’ in AS91157 L2 Genetics and Achieved in one other L2 Biology External Achievement Standard.
From 12BI2: At least ‘Achieved’ in AS91156 L2 Cellular Processes and Achieved in TWO other internal achievement standards.
OR HoD approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
*13BI2* - Supplementary costs: Approx $60
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 3
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 2, Week: 8
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15
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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