13 Biology 2

13BI2
Course Description

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 BI1. This allows more time to be spent on the existing standards. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13BI2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $60


Prerequisites

At least ‘Achieved’ in AS91157 L2 Genetics and Achieved in one other L2 Biology External Achievement Standard 

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91606 v2 Biology 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of trends in human evolution
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91604 v2 Biology 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91603 v2 Biology 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91602 v2 Biology 3.2 - Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
Total Credits
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.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.