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New Zealand Scholarship Biology

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2017 Assessment Report

Biology assessment specification

Scholarship Performance Standard (93101) Biology
Mode of Assessment Written Examination
For Year 2019

Format of the assessment

There will be three questions.

The questions will require analysis of biological contexts and the use of ecological, genetic, and evolutionary concepts to integrate biological knowledge and skills into an extended answer. 

Equipment to bring

Calculators are permitted.

Resources or information supplied

Resource or stimulus material will be provided for each question, and it is expected that this will be integrated into each answer.

2019 Examination timetable

Biology resources

The links listed below are for resources to help teachers and students understand what is required for success in New Zealand Scholarship.

Performance standards

Exam materials (question books, resource books, reports, schedules, etc)

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