2018 SACE Handbook - page 8

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Subject
11BiologyB
Description
Twoareasof studyare covered:
MulticellularOrganisms
BiodiversityandEcosystemDynamics.
Multicellularorganisms - students examine thehierarchical structureof organisms and look
at cells, tissues, organs andorgan systems. Students lookat the structureand functionof
variousorgans that facilitateexchangeofmaterials inhumanbeings andother species.
Students also investigate the factors that affect plant growthand the structureand function
of leaves.
In the topicof biodiversityandecosystemdynamics, students investigatediverse
ecosystems exploring the rangeof bioticandabiotic components tounderstand these
systems.
The three strandsof science inquiry skills, scienceas ahumanendeavour and science
understandings are integrated throughout student learning in this subject.
Assessment
Assessment for Stage1Biology consistsof the set assessment tasksbeinggradedagainst
the state-wideperformance standards for Biology.
Investigations folio - practical investigations andahumanendeavour investigation
Skills andapplications tasks -tests
Notes
Students intending to studyBiologyat stage2 should complete two semestersof Biologyat
year 11.
Subject
11CateringA /B
Description
This coursehasbeendesigned toengagea rangeof students todevelop skills in the food&
hospitality industry. Studentsdevelop foodpractical skills. Theyalsoexplore knowledgeof
contemporary issues related to the Industry.
Assessment
Practical Activity60%
GroupActivity20%
Investigation30%
Notes
OHS&W requirements inkeepingwithhospitality industry standards, includingproper
footwear and short fingernails freeof polish.
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