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Senior External School (Year 11-12)

Biology - Term 2, 2020


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Chas Khokhar
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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. April Exam and Instructions

- Exam Instructions are now available - The Exam will be available half-an-hour before the exam start time

2. Biology Study Materials

Work Program and other handy documents to help you study.

3. UNIT 1 - NOT ASSESSED

Unit 1 Topic1

4. UNIT 1 - NOT ASSESSED

Topic 1 Unit 2 Stem cells, Cell differentiation and specialization

5. UNIT 3 - TOPIC 1

Describing Biodiversity Sub-Topic 1: Biodiversity Sub-Topic 2: Classification Processes

6. UNIT 3 - TOPIC 2

Ecosystem Dynamics Sub-Topic 1: Functioning Ecosystems Sub-Topic 2: Population Ecology Sub-Topic 3: Changing Ecosystems

7. UNIT 4 - TOPIC 1

DNA, Genes and the Continuity of Life Sub-Topic 1: DNA Structure and Replication Sub-Topic 2: Cellular Replication/Variation Sub-Topic 3: Gene Expression Sub-Topic 4: Mutations Sub-Topic 5: Inheritance Sub-Topic 6: Biotechnology

8. UNIT 4 - TOPIC 2

Continuity of Life on Earth Sub-Topic 1: Evolution Sub-Topic 2: Natural Selection and Microevolution Sub-Topic 3: Speciation and Macroevolution

9. HOLIDAY READING

This module contains interesting articles for people who would like to learn some new things over the holidays. This material is purely for interest - it will NOT be examined.

10. AUGUST EXAM PREP

11. EA1 PREP

Preparation for External Assessment 1 * Data Test * Research Investigation

12. EA2 PREP

Exam (MCQ and Short Response) for Unit 3 and 4

13. June Exam and Instructions

This Tab contains the following document: - June Bio Paper Final

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