Domain - Biology

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Level 1
18969 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of living things, organs, and an organ system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
18970 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of adaptations and relationships in a biological community
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
18971 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of cells, reproduction, and inheritance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
18978 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of biotechnology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
6294 Unit Compare the diversity and organisation of different biological communities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6295 Unit Describe the structure and function of a selected human organ system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6296 Unit Investigate plant processes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6297 Unit Describe methods for the management of introduced species
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6298 Unit Describe interactions between humans and microorganisms
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6299 Unit Describe how people apply biological principles to plant or animal management
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6300 Unit Describe homeostatic control mechanisms of the human body
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6301 Unit Describe links between human organ systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6302 Unit Discuss the biological effects of food and other activity choices on the human body
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6303 Unit Describe and discuss human reproduction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6304 Unit Describe natural and artificial human defence mechanisms against pathogenic diseases
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6305 Unit Describe mechanisms for the transfer of genetic information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
8923 Unit Describe mechanisms for the transfer of genetic information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8924 Unit Describe the structure and replication of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
90161 Achievement Carry out a practical biology investigation with direction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits Internal
90162 Achievement Process information to describe a use of biology knowledge with direction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits Internal
90163 Achievement Describe the transfer of genetic information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90164 Achievement Describe ecological characteristics found in two biological communities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
90165 Achievement Describe the control of an introduced species that affects native species
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits Internal
90166 Achievement Describe the functioning of human digestive and skeletomuscular systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits External
90167 Achievement Describe plant processes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits External
90168 Achievement Describe biological ideas relating to how humans use and are affected by micro-organisms
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits External
90176 Achievement Describe how humans respond to pathogens
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits External
90177 Achievement Describe maintenance of normal body functioning
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits External
90178 Achievement Describe functioning of human circulatory, respiratory and excretory systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits External
90179 Achievement Describe functioning of the human reproductive system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90925 Achievement Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
4 Credits Internal
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90926 Achievement Report on a biological issue
3 Credits Internal
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90927 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to micro-organisms
4 Credits External
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90928 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to the life cycle of flowering plants
4 Credits External
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90929 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of biological ideas relating to a mammal(s) as a consumer(s)
3 Credits External
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Level 2
6306 Unit Investigate diversity in animals and in plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6307 Unit Investigate structure and function in cells
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
6308 Unit Explain how genetic change occurs within populations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6309 Unit Evaluate practices used for managing a resource to ensure ecological sustainability
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6310 Unit Investigate an example of applied biology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6311 Unit Explain reasons for the special characteristics of New Zealand's flora and fauna
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6312 Unit Investigate factors that affect a living process
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6313 Unit Identify biological population and community interrelationships and patterns through investigation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
8925 Unit Investigate diversity in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8926 Unit Investigate diversity in plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8927 Unit Investigate structure and function in cells
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8928 Unit Use a microscope to investigate biological material
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8929 Unit Identify biological population patterns through investigation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8930 Unit Identify biological community interrelationships and patterns through investigation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
90457 Achievement Carry out a practical biological investigation with supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
90458 Achievement Research an applied biology technique
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits Internal
90459 Achievement Describe genetic variation and change
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90460 Achievement Investigate an interrelationship or pattern in an ecological population or community
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
90461 Achievement Describe concepts and processes relating to ecology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90462 Achievement Describe diversity in the structure and function of animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90463 Achievement Describe diversity in the structure and function of plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90464 Achievement Describe cell structure and function
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90483 Achievement Describe the impact of human activities on an ecosystem
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits Internal
90769 Achievement Research the interaction between humans and an aspect of biology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
91153 Achievement Carry out a practical investigation in a biology context, with supervision
4 Credits Internal
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91154 Achievement Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
3 Credits Internal
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91155 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of adaptation of plants or animals to their way of life
3 Credits Internal
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91156 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of life processes at the cellular level
4 Credits External
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91157 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of genetic variation and change
4 Credits External
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91158 Achievement Investigate a pattern in an ecological community, with supervision
4 Credits Internal
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91159 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of gene expression
4 Credits External
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91160 Achievement Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
3 Credits Internal
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Level 3
6314 Unit Complete an investigation into the ecological niche of a plant species, with guidance
4 Credits
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6315 Unit Complete an investigation into the ecological niche of an animal species, with guidance
4 Credits
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6316 Unit Describe gene expression
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
6317 Unit Explain the process of speciation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6318 Unit Interpret scientific evidence for human evolution
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
6319 Unit Make an informed judgement on a contemporary biological issue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6320 Unit Describe a biological technique used in contemporary molecular biology or biotechnology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6321 Unit Investigate and describe scientific views of human biological evolution
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
6322 Unit Relate aspects of animal behaviour and plant responses to environmental factors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
8931 Unit Describe gene expression
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
8932 Unit Describe gene-gene and gene-environment interaction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8933 Unit Relate aspects of animal behaviour to environmental factors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8934 Unit Relate aspects of plant responses to environmental factors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
90713 Achievement Carry out a practical investigation into an aspect of an organism's ecological niche with guidance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits Internal
90714 Achievement Research a contemporary biological issue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
90715 Achievement Describe the role of DNA in relation to gene expression
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits External
90716 Achievement Describe animal behaviour and plant responses in relation to environmental factors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits External
90717 Achievement Describe processes and patterns of evolution
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
90718 Achievement Describe applications of biotechnological techniques
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits Internal
90719 Achievement Describe trends in human evolution
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits External
91601 Achievement Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance
4 Credits Internal
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91602 Achievement Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3 Credits Internal
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91603 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment
5 Credits External
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91604 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
3 Credits Internal
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91605 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of evolutionary processes leading to speciation
4 Credits External
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91606 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of trends in human evolution
4 Credits External
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91607 Achievement Demonstrate understanding of human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications
3 Credits Internal
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Level 4
12812 Unit Describe eukaryotic cell structure and function
5 Credits
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12813 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biochemistry of cells
5 Credits
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26509 Unit Explain biodiversity of New Zealand
4 Credits
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26510 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of ecosystems
4 Credits
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26511 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of animal tissues
4 Credits
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8099 Unit Identify flora and fauna
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
8105 Unit Explain the principles of evolution and bio-geography
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8107 Unit Describe eukaryotic cell structure and function
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
10 Credits
9225 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of ecosystems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
9226 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant and animal characteristics
4 Credits
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9227 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant tissues
4 Credits
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9228 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of animal tissues
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
9229 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of embryology and organ formation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
Level 5
26420 Unit Perform histological techniques
4 Credits
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8097 Unit Analyse field measurements of plants
4 Credits
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8098 Unit Analyse field measurements of animals
4 Credits
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8102 Unit Explain genetic change
6 Credits
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9230 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of animal behaviour
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
9231 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of Monera, Protista and Fungi
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
9232 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of Plantae
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
9233 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of invertebrate animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
9234 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of Chordata
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
Level 6
8092 Unit Measure plant physiological processes
4 Credits
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8093 Unit Demonstrate understanding of plant physiological processes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
8 Credits
8094 Unit Measure animal physiological processes
4 Credits
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8103 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of biological issues relating to resource management
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8104 Unit Culture cells and tissues
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
8106 Unit Examine and describe seed plant structure
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
9224 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of communication and control systems in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
8 Credits
9235 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of reproduction in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
9236 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of support and movement in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
9237 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of homeostasis of body fluids in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
9238 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of gas exchange in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
9239 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of circulation in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
9240 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of food intake and utilisation in animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
9241 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant pathology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
12 Credits