12 Biology 1

12BI1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Dunham

Students will:
• Follow a rigorously academic course, which covers all the Level 2 achievement standards. 

The Level 3 Biology courses are UE Approved


Pathway

13 Biology 1, 13 Biology 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12BI1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $52


Prerequisites

At least ‘Merit’ in AS90948 and ‘Achieved’ in AS90929 in the External Achievement Standards in L1 Biology papers, Level 1 numeracy and literacy.

A student coming from 11SC1 course must have gained at least a ‘Merit’ grade in AS90948 Genetics and Achieved in one other science external paper.

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91159 v2 Biology 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91158 v2 Biology 2.6 - Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 5
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91157 v2 Biology 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91156 v2 Biology 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91153 v2 Biology 2.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 9
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.