NCEA Level 3 Environmental Biology
Number of Credits: 14
Entry Recommendation: NCEA Level 2 Biology or Level 2 Environmental Biology or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.
Course outline: Environmental Biology aims to develop students with the motivation to take action for sustainability – in their personal lives, within their community, and also at a global scale, now and in the future.
The class will be develop an understanding of a range of ecological concepts, including exploring different attitudes and values towards the environment.
Students will have the opportunities to explore why an issue is important, take action on issues that are meaningful to them, all the while developing the skills they need to create change. They will also continue to develop their scientific investigative and research skills during the year.
Course Costs: Field trips $20
Achievement Standards will be selected from Level 3 Education for Sustainability (EfS), Biology, and Earth Science depending on student needs, interests and abilities. It is an internally assessed course.