15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 2

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
  • No previous experience 
  • An interest in/need to developing scientific literacy 
Biology 2
  • Biology 3 and Environmental Science 3 
  • Further study 
  • Careers in teaching, health, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, medicine/nursing, environmental management and hairdressing 

  • How we understand ecosystems, and the structure and functions of cells and living organisms 
  • How to design, carry out and interpret experiments 
  • The role and impact of biology in society
  • To apply my understanding to a theme e.g. Human Science, Marine Studies, Environment, Biochemistry or Agriculture

  • Investigate cells, organs and systems of plants and animals with practical work 
  • Explore exchange between cells and transport of materials through a cell 
  • Make a field trip to deepen understanding of the chosen theme 
  • Inquire into the role of scientists and the application of science in decision making 

  • Is interested in working hands-on with plants, animals, or the environment 
  • Is planning to do a pre-tertiary science in Year 12 
  • Want so understand science issues in society and their local community