L2 Biology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Limmer

Level 2 Biology 

This course teaches students about how life is possible at the cellular level.  Students will do a practical investigation using microscopes. The course covers how cells are structured and how they function. The processes covered are membrane transport, respiration, photosynthesis, DNA replication and cell division. These are enzyme controlled processes. 

Students will them learn about adaptation of animals and how they carry out functions such as nutrition or gas exchange. They will also learn about genetics and evolution in terms of inheritance and natural selection.

This course is a required foundational course for students wanting to take L3 Biology.

Learning Areas:

2022 Level 2 Courses

Assessment Policy & Procedures

L3 Biology, L3 Earth and Space Science

Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Pathologist, Zoologist, Marine Biologist, Microbiologist, Biochemist, Biotechnologist, Brewer, Science Technician, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Diver, Environmental Scientist, Ranger, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Winemaker, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Exercise book, device, calculator


Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.