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- 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.
- The scientific method, experimental design and the impact of biology in society.
- Control variables while investigating photosynthesis and respiration in a laboratory.
- Explore how organisms maintain balance as their external environment changes.
- Research genetic variation, DNA and natural selection.
- Examine the role of scientists in responding to organisms that cause disease.
- Wants to deepen their understanding of living things and how they work.
- Would like to make informed decisions about science issues in society and the local community.
This course is available at these
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- A strong interest in biological sciences.
- ‘B’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English and Science is recommended.
- It is generally advised that you enrol in this course in Year 12.
May lead to
- Further study and careers including teaching, nursing, medicine, dietetics, pharmacy, dentistry, childcare, optometry, speech therapy, veterinary science, agriculture, marine science, aquaculture, botany, zoology and developing biotechnologies.