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Senior External School (Year 11-12)

Biology


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Carole Godfrey
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The study of living organisms, divided into many specialized fields that cover their morphology, physiology, anatomy, behaviour, origin, and distribution.

Studying Biology includes:

  • Cell structure and function
  • Physiology of organisms
  • Organisms and ecosystems
  • Continuity of life
  • Diversity and evolution
  • A compulsory excursion will be held later in the year on a Saturday or a Sunday

Here is the course outline:

1. Cell Biology

1 -Nature of Living Things 2 - Compounds in Cells. 3 - Structure and Function. 4 - Energy in Cells. 5 - Cell Division.

2. Physiology of Organisms

1 - Digestion. 2 - Transport in Animals. 3 - Excretion. 4 - Homeostasis. 5 - Transport in Plants. 6 - Regulation

3. Continuity of Life

1 - Asexual Reproduction. 2 - Sexual Reproduction (animals). 3 - Sexual Reproduction (plants).

4. Genetics

5. Diversity

1 - Key to Orders of Insects 2 - The Five Kingdoms 3 - The other Kingdoms and Viruses

6. Organisms and Ecosystems

1 - Factors Affecting Survival. 2 - Changes in Ecosystems. 3 - Humans in Ecosystems.

7. Evolution

8. Past Papers QCAA

9. Biology Subject Handouts 2019

Class handouts to be used for further study.

10. Past Exams - Internal

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