Why do some siblings look so similar, while others look so different? Why do you have brown eyes, while your dad has blue eyes?
This course will help you to explore individual traits that makes us unique. Take this a step further and we will also look at all living things.
What will I learn in this course?
Both courses are designed to ensure that all the learning and skills developed throughout the course, will help you to be successful with the Level 2 Biology course.
Throughout the course, you will:
(Practical skills) be equipped with good practice in laboratory safety skills, to carry out scientific investigations.
(Content knowledge) develop a strong understanding of core biological knowledge and skills.
(Scientific literacy) learn how use scientific terminology to produce comprehensive reports.
(Research skills) develop your analytical skills to evaluate quantitative & qualitative data from everyday information, to provide a personal justified viewpoint on a socio-scientific issue.
The Genetics course will have a focus on cellular biology, the genetic code, how to predict monohybrid inheritance traits, factors for variation within populations, and how important variation is for a population.
What are the recommendations for Level 2 Biology course in 2023?
Highly recommended to take Genetics (BIOG) as the foundation course for Level 2 Biology.
Demonstrate evidence of competency in Biological concepts and principles in the form of a portfolio of tasks collected through their learning which must include the end of topic test/mock exam or NCEA external.