Biology NCEA 2
Course DetailsLevel 2 Optional 24 Credits
Purpose:To prepare students for entry into NCEA level 3 Biology Course. Diversity of living things, their interrelationships and interactions with the physical environment, structure and function in organisms, genetics and evolution. This course contributes towards the National Certificate in Science (Level 2). Biology Level 2 is an intellectually demanding course requiring excellent study skills, the ability to ignore distractions in class, good literacy and essay writing ability and good revision skills. Many of the concepts and knowledge needed require students to work independently. The ideal student has a mature and self motivated attitude to their studies. Success in this course requires a genuine interest in Biology as a subject and sciences as a whole. This course leads directly to Biology Level 3.
Entry Requirements:14 credits from SCG1 or SCE1 and HOF/TIC approval.
Course Contribution:$20 workbook plus $15 Bushy Park field trip.
Some or all of the following will be offered:
|91153||Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision.||2||4||Internal|
|91156||Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level||2||4||External|
|91157||Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change||2||4||External|
|91158||Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision||2||4||Internal|
|91159||Demonstrate understanding of gene expression||2||4||External|