Teacher in Charge: Ms J. GrattanRequired Prior Learning
Minimum entry requirement is 12 credits in Level 2 Biology (at merit or excellence advisable) or if given HOD approval.
This course involves study of the key concepts of Biology to enable students to choose further study pathways in this specialist area.
Biology study includes contemporary issues in Biology, human evolution, animal behaviour and plant responses to the environment and homeostasis. This course is a prerequisite for entry into many University and Polytechnic Course pathways.
This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement Standards, both internal and external, with students having the opportunity to gain up to 19 credits at L3.
Workbook $20. Fieldtrip to Cathedral Cove and Hamilton Zoo (optional) $150. Education Perfect (optional) $20