NCEA Level 2 Biology 201 Internally Assessed
Teacher in Charge: Miss E. Burge
Biology I 201
This is a foundation Biology course, introducing some basic biological principles and scientific skills. This course covers a biological investigation of the local environment, how plants and animals are suited to survive in their environment, cell biology and life processes, and genetics. Skills that will be developed include data processing, experimental design, critical thinking, and use of microscopes. The standards chosen for assessment are from Biology and Earth and Space Science. The course is intended for students with an interest in Biology who do not intend to take Sciences at university level.
Ecology of Redwood Bush (4 credits)
Surviving in an Extreme Environment - the Poles (4 Credits)
Adaptations in Animals - Nutrition (3 credits)
Cell Biology - Practical Investigation (4 credits)
Cell Biology - Microscopes (3 Credits)
Analysing biological information presented to the public - Topic TBC (3 credits)
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 12 credits from Sci E 101 or Sci I 101
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There is a 1 day field trip
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 11