Level 2 Biology
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar
BIOLOGY – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
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 Ecology, Genetics, Cell Processes and anatomy. The course is a prerequisite for Level 3 Biology and required for entry into University and Polytechnic Course pathways.
Field Trip: There will be one field trip in the year - Arataki Scenic Reserve.
For further information see: Mr Member
Supplementary Materials/ Equipment
$40 optional workbook and field trip
A minimum of 12 credits from Level 1 Science.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
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Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.