The subject aims at enabling students to:
The subject is designed to cover major aspects of biology, and to highlight relevance of biology to social, technological and environmental issues. The curriculum framework has THREE interconnected components: Learning Targets, Curriculum Emphases, and Compulsory and Elective Parts.
The compulsory part covers a range of content that enables students to develop understanding of fundamental biological principles and concepts, and the scientific process skills. There are four topics in the compulsory part – Cells and Molecules of Life, Genetics and Evolution, Organisms andEnvironment, and Health and Diseases. The elective part is designed to cater for the diverse interests, abilities and needs of students. It aims to provide an in-depth treatment of some of the topics in the compulsory part, an application of essential knowledge and concepts, or an extension of certain areas of study. There are four topics in the elective part – Human Physiology: Regulation and Control,Applied Ecology, Microorganisms and Humans, and Biotechnology. Students are required to study any two out of the four topics.
The learning targets of the curriculum are categorized into three domains: knowledge and understanding, skills and processes, and values and attitudes.
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We offer Biology in Form 3. It is a compulsory subject.
We offer Biology in Form 4 to Form 6. It is an elective subject in The Hong Kong Diploma Secondary Education Examination.
Mr. Lee Kai Woo, Ms Tai Siu Yin