VCE Biology

Subscribing to ReviseOnline VCE Biology course (Units 1&2 and Units 3&4) gives you access to an extensive range of revision material, which can deliver a significant boost to your ATAR score. VCE Biology is designed to give the student a better understanding of the nature of life, past and present. Units 1&2 cover how living things stay alive and maintain the continuity of life, while Units 3&4 investigate how cells maintain life and the challenges faced by life on Earth over time.

Using only VCE Curriculum specific assessment material, students use ReviseOnline to develop skills to more effectively articulate responses and manage time pressure, leading to less stress and higher scores.

Users of ReviseOnline Biology will receive:

Course

Topic tests

Exam builders

Full exams

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

8

6*

 

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

8

2

4

*Note - given the selection of topics in Units 1&2, students use the exam builder functionality to create their own mid year and end of year exams.

Structure of assessments

  • Topic tests -15 Multiple Choice (15 marks), 5 Short Answers (30 marks). Suggested time 50 min each

  • Exam builders - 30 Multiple Choice (30 marks), 8 Short Answers (50 marks). Suggested time 2hr each

  • Full exams - 40 Multiple Choice (40 marks), 13 Short Answers (80 marks). Suggested time 2hr 30min each

Marking keys

Each test or exam also comes complete with sample answers and VCE style marking keys. Multiple choice are automatically marked for you.

Topic areas covered:

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

How does reproduction maintain the continuity of life?

How are species related?

How do living things sustain life?

How do cells communicate?

How do organisms function? – Circulatory System

How do cellular processes work?

How do organisms function? – Digestive System

How do humans impact on biological processes?

How do organisms function? – Excretory System

 

How do organisms function? – Respiratory System

 

How is inheritance explained?