BIO301

Year 13 Biology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Muirson

This course can run as a semester or full year option

Who is this subject intended for:
Students who have completed Level 2 Biology or at teacher’s discretion.

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
Students are given opportunities to develop investigative, research and critical thinking skills
● Content:
○ Investigations
○ Animal Behaviour and Plant Responses
○ Genetics and Evolution
○ Biotechnology
○ Research

Where this subject will lead:
Many science-based university courses e.g. Geology, Forestry, Agriculture and Medicine.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook, Residential Course at Portobello Marine Laboratory
If possible a school recommended device is advised as much of the work is web based. If unsure please speak to the school.

Recommended Prior Learning

Who is this subject intended for:
Students who have completed Level 2 Biology or at teacher’s discretion.

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
Students are given opportunities to develop investigative, research and critical thinking skills
● Content:
○ Investigations
○ Animal Behaviour and Plant Responses
○ Genetics and Evolution
○ Biotechnology
○ Research

Where this subject will lead:
Many science-based university courses e.g. Geology, Forestry, Agriculture and Medicine.