L3 Biology - Full Year - 2022

A course designed for students who wish to continue to study biology in their final high school year

Course Overview

This is a full year course covering 19 credits at NCEA Level 3. 2 Externally assessed achievement standards worth 9 credits and 10 internally assessed standards worth 10 credits. Students will develop understanding about animal and plants responses to the environment; human homeostasis systems and genetics and evolution.


The Teacher

Denise Arkless

0Students 6 Courses

I am Denise Arkless a Science teacher who is an avid fan of David Attenborough. I enjoy sharing my interest in 'all things living' . In my spare time I love to be busy in the outdoors having an adventure or working on a project.

Secondary Teacher

Course Details

Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context.
Understand the responses of plants and animals to their external environment
Understand trends in human evolution and human homeostatic systems.
Understand human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications

Science
No prior accounting learning needed
Google Meet; Google Currents
School Year
10 Feb 2022
17 Nov 2022
English

Yes
NCEA Level 3
No
Standard No * Standard title credit value internal/external
91601 v2 Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance 4 Internal
91602 v2 Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue 3 Internal
91604 v2 Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment 3 Internal
91607 v2 Demonstrate understanding of human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications 4 Internal
91603 v3 Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment 3 External
91605 v2 Demonstrate understanding of evolutionary processes leading to speciation 4 External
91606 v2 Demonstrate understanding of trends in human evolution 4 External

Texts : ESA Study guide for Level 3 Biology, Biozone L3 Biology Internal / External Text Useful text Meg Bayley “Designs of Life “ current or old text usually available in most schools

Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

OR Cost

$1725.00

2 - 22

Offered by

Twizel Area School
Twizel Area School

Level (NCEA)

Yes - L3

Course Dates

10 Feb 2022

till 17 Nov 2022

Duration

School Year

Taught in

English

Overall Rating

Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

OR Cost

$1725.00

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