Cells as the basis of life – module 1 guide

Module 1 is the foundation for every other module in the Stage 6 Syllabus. Students must develop a sound understanding of the key concepts developed here and not just focus on the metalanguage.

The Stage 6 module guides for Year 11 and 12 biology are high-quality curriculum resources that highlight best practices for science teaching. They were developed in collaboration with experienced science teachers.

The module guide:

  • contains contemporary ideas about teaching and learning science in high school
  • emphasises scientific inquiry
  • is structured around the Big Ideas of Science
  • equips classroom teachers with pedagogical content knowledge for the biology course.

You may adapt the following support material to meet the individual needs of your school.


Please note:

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Biology Stage 6 Syllabus (2017) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2021.

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