• How the chemistry and processes within cells supports their function
  • About the structure and function of biological systems of organisms (including humans)
  • The underlying theory of natural selection and how your body defends against disease
  • Scientific method and experimental design and the role and impact of biology in society.
  • Control variables while investigating photosynthesis and respiration in the laboratory
  • Explore digestion and absorption, gas exchange, transport and excretion in organisms
  • Research genetic variation, DNA and natural selection
  • Examine the role of scientists in responding to organisms that cause disease.
  • Wants to better understand living things and how they work
  • Would like to make informed decisions about science issues in society and their local community.

Course Overview

You have

  • A strong interest in the biological sciences.
  • ‘B’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English and Science.

  • It is generally advised that you enrol in this course in Year 12

TASC course

Biology 3

May lead to

  • Further study and careers in teaching, nursing, medicine, dietetics, pharmacy, dentistry, child care, optometry, speech therapy, veterinary science, agriculture, marine science, aquaculture, botany, zoology, and developing biotechnologies.