Biology

SACE Stage 2

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Biology

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


The study of Biology is constructed around inquiry into and application of understanding of the diversity of life as it has evolved, the structure and function of living things, and how they interact with their own and other species and their environment.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
Stage 2 Biology is organised around the following four topics:

  • DNA and proteins
  • Cells as the basis of life
  • Homeostasis
  • Evolution
With three strands of science that are integrated throughout the student learning:

  • science inquiry skills
  • science as a human endeavour
  • science understanding

Assessment

School Assessment
Investigations Folio 30%
Skills and Applications Tasks 40%


External Assessment
Examination 30%

Further Info

Stage 1 Biology is recommended for this course. This subject can lead to a range of Science courses at University.