Approx Cost:
Course book $40 plus optional revision guide $22. Field trip costs of approximately $15.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open entry. Students will not be able to take the Biology 201 and Science 201 course as well due to overlapping standards.

Course Outline:

By the end of Practical Biology students will be able to:

  • Carry out a practical investigation in Biology.
  • Using microscopes to identify the cell structure of organisms.
  • Investigate an ecological pattern in a community.
  • How animals are adapted to their way of life.
  • How biological information is presented to the public. 

There are five internal assessments (with the possibility of one optional external).

 

Where Does It Lead:

Students interested in enrolling in BIO301 would need to either:

  • enrol in the external standard and gain as least an Achieved to gain entry
  • gain a Merit grade or higher across three internals in this course
  • seek HOLA approval 
For further information see:
Ms Whiting