15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 2

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
  • No previous experience, however an interest and/or a need to develop scientific literacy skills is recommended
Life Science 2
  • Biology 3 and Environmental Science 3
  • Further study
  • Careers in teaching, health, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, medical/ nursing, environmental management, hairdressing and other areas where a practical knowledge of science is beneficial.

  • How we understand ecosystems, biotechnology, and the structure and function of living organisms
  • How to design, carry out and interpret experiments
  • The role and impact of biology in society
  • To apply my understanding to a theme; for example, Human Science, Marine Studies, Environment, Biochemistry, or Agriculture.

  • Investigate cells, organs and systems of plants and animals with practical work
  • Explore exchange between cells and transport of materials through a cell
  • Make a field trip to deepen understanding of the chosen theme
  • Inquire into the role of scientists and the application of science in decision making.

  • Is interested in working hands-on with plants, animals, or the environment
  • Is planning to do a pre-tertiary science in Year 12
  • Wants to understand science issues in society and their local community.