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Second Level - Biology

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Biology - An Introduction

Biology is the study of life. Through the study of biology students use science in their investigations and explore the diversity of life and the relationships between organisms and their environment.

The aims of the syllabus are:

  • to encourage scientific investigation and the acquisition of biological knowledge and understanding
  • to encourage scientific enquiry
  • to understand biological facts and principles
  • to develop an appreciation of the nature and diversity of organisms
  • to be aware of biological knowledge in modern society

The Biology Syllabus is divided into 3 units.

Unit One: Biology - The Study of Life
Unit Two: The Cell
Unit Three: The Organism

 

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