The Intermediate 2 qualification in Biology studies living cells, genetics and animal physiology. The course looks at how biological principles can be applied to the issues facing the individual and society.
Learners will gains skills in describing experiments accurately and analysing their observations. They will be able to draw conclusions and make judgments with supporting evidence. They will learn how to select relevant information from texts, graphs and diagrams and present their own information in a variety of forms.
The Intermediate 2 Biology Course is at SCQF level 5.
For more information on SCQF levels and how Intermediate 2 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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