Stage 2

Biology Stage 2

Stage 2 Biology is a 20-credit subject. The three strands of science to be integrated throughout student learning are:

  • science inquiry skills
  • science as a human endeavour
  • science understanding

The topics at Stage 2 are:

  • Topic 1: DNA and proteins
  • Topic 2: Cells as the basis of life
  • Topic 3: Homeostasis
  • Topic 4: Evolution

Combining small classes

Refer to Assessment groups — Stage 2 (Information sheet 1) for information on combining classes to form an assessment group.

For general information about Stage 2 subjects, see Teaching Stage 2.

For workshops, PLATO courses, and Stage 2 assessment panels, see Professional learning.