3 Main Units Unit 1 Cell Biology – cell division, DNA, enzymes, microorganisms, photosynthesis, respiration, controversial biological procedures
Unit 2 Multicellular Organisms – reproduction, plants, growth and development, maintaining stable body conditions.
Unit 3 Life on Earth – Ecosystems, biodiversity, nitrogen cycle, fertilisers, survival adaptations, behaviour.
Assessment Activities Outcome 1 – Activity Assessment 1 – Planning and carrying out an experiment. Writing this experiment up. Outcome 2 – Activity Assessment 2 – Writing a short report describing biological application and effect on environment/society. Activity Assessment 3 – Series of questions looking at knowledge and understanding, predicting, analysing, evaluating skills. Added Value Unit : Biology Assignment – Researching biological topical issue (8 hours) and communication of these findings. Larger report.