Teacher in Charge: Mr M. EasterbrookRecommended Prior Learning
At least 11 Credits from Level 2 Biology including 4 credits from the external standards OR with HOD permission.
Why study Biology?
What does the course offer?
Biological Investigation: Human Blood Pressure Control.
The study of homeostasis - how our bodies maintain a constant internal environment even when conditions change. A particular focus on blood sugar control, thermoregulation and blood pressure. Students will develop skills in laboratory work, scientific investigation and report writing.
Work in this topic is particularly useful for any student undertaking any of the Health Sciences at Tertiary level.
The study behind the how and why our species evolved. It includes brand new Science not previously covered in any course as well as the study of other Primates and other early Human species. Students will develop skills in learning Biology content.
The study of how and why humans have manipulated the genetics of other species. From Selected Breeding to Genetic Engineering to the new technologies of CRISPR. Students will develop skills in researching and report writing.
Animal Behaviour and Plant Responses:
The study of how plants and animals respond to their environment. Students will develop skills in learning Biology content and laboratory work.
Finish content and practice for external examinations.
Registered Nurse, Pathologist, Zoologist, Marine Biologist, Biotechnologist, Science Technician, Psychologist, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Dietitian, General Practitioner, Human Resources Adviser, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Food Technologist, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Veterinarian, Medical Laboratory Technician, PhysiotherapistContributions and Equipment/Stationery
Workbook cost - approx. $30. Field Trips cost - approx. $15
Burnside High School may change any costs, courses or standards offered without notice.