The Intermediate 1 qualification in Biology gives learners an understanding of biological principles and applications. These will focus on their health, looking at the heart and lungs in particular. Learners will also study how plants grow and are cultivated. The course will give learners an appreciation of the relevance of biology to society through studying the dairy and pharmaceutical industries, among others.
Learners will develop the ability to display and use knowledge to show they understand the subject. They will gain an insight into the topic areas and develop skills in problem solving as well as other practical abilities associated with biology.
The Intermediate 1 Biology Course is at SCQF level 4.
For more information on SCQF levels and how Intermediate 1 fits in to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit our SCQF section.
This binder draws together appropriate information on assessment from the Arrangements documents, National Assessment Bank materials and update letters for National Qualifications in the Sciences. It is intended to provide an easy access point for information on assessment and it is envisaged that it will be particularly useful to faculty heads, newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and teachers presenting more than one Science. It is an additional resource to be used in conjunction with SQA Arrangements documents and National Assessment Bank materials (NABs).
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