Level 3 Biology
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar
BIOLOGY – YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
Course outline: To Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue. Responses of plants and animals to their external environment. Evolutionary processes leading to speciation. Trends in human evolution. Human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications
Field Trip: Zoo Trip (lecture included)
Planned Total Credits Offered: 15 (with option for 3 extra credits if required)
For further information see: Mrs S. Sundar /Mr S. Member
NCEA Level 2 Biology.
Supplementary Materials/ Equipment
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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.
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