NCEA Level 3 Biology

13BIO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. EASTON

Students will learn the key Biology concepts of; All organisms share a common set of essential life processes. Organisms interact with each other and with their environment. Species arise, change and become extinct over time, and that Genetics maintain  continuity plus allows for change.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $20 (Science Pad)
Stationery Requirements: 2 x 2B8


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 Biology: gaining 12 credits in NCEA Level 2 Biology.


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. 91601 v2 Biology 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
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 *
A.S. 91605 v2 Biology 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of evolutionary processes leading to speciation
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91606 v2 Biology 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of trends in human evolution
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91607 v2 Biology 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

* 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: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.