• 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 into and out of cells. 
  • 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. 
  • Wants to understand science issues in society and their local community.

Course Overview

You have

  • No previous experience.
  • An interest in/need to developing scientific literacy.

TASC course

Biology 2

May lead to

  • Biology 3 and Environmental Science 3. 
  • Further study. 
  • Careers in teaching, health, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, medicine/nursing, environmental management and hairdressing.