Human Biology

11HBS1/11HBS2

Students have the opportunity to make connections between human biology and their lives and how biology of the human body impacts on their lives and society.

Course details

  • Further study Stage 2 Biology (2BIOY)

About the subject

Students design and conduct biological investigations and gather evidence from their investigations. As they explore a range of biology-related issues, students recognise that the body of biological knowledge is constantly changing and increasing through the applications of new ideas and technologies. 

Course content

Students must be able to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding of the three strands of science.

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

Assessment

Students provide evidence of their learning through four assessments each semester.

Assessment Weighting
Science as a Human Endeavour Investigation 25%
Science Inquiry Skill Task 1 25%
Science Inquiry Skill Task 2 25%
Collaborative Inquiry Design & Evaluation 25%
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