They will investigate biological systems from the perspectives of energy, control, structure and function, change, and exchange in microscopic cellular structures and processes, through to macroscopic ecosystem dynamics.
Students must be able to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding of the three strands of science:
Science understanding is delivered under four main topic areas:
Students provide evidence of their learning through eight assessments.
School based assessment (70%):
Seven tasks are completed throughout the school year. These tasks are graded at school prior to external moderation. All tasks have equal weighting.
School based assessment:
External Assessment (30%):
Examination: 2 hours
Stage 2 science inquiry skills and science understanding from all topics may be assessed.
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