Year 12 Biology (12BIO)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Clearwater


12 credits in Level 1 Science, at least 8 credits of which must be external and HOD approval

This course covers:

  • The structure, function and processes of cells
  • Analysis of the biological validity of information presented to the public
  • Concepts and processes relating to genetic diversity
  • Exploration of the diversity of animal adaptations to their environments

This forms a sound basis for Year 13 Biology. Students who intend to do Year 13 Biology must take Year 12 Biology.  This course can lead on to many careers including medicine, health sciences, nursing, veterinary science, farming, food technology, physiotherapy, and many more.

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$27 for Workbooks (purchased at OfficeMax).