WACE Human Biology

Subscribing to ReviseOnline WACE Human 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. WACE Human Biology is designed to give the student a better understanding of what it is to be human. Unit 1&2 in Year 11 covers how the human body works and the origins of human variation, while the Year 12 (Units 3&4) course investigates the evolution of the human species and population genetics.

Using only WA 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 Human Biology will receive:

Course

Topic tests

Exam builders

Full exams

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

21

2

3

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

15

2

3

Structure of assessments

  • Topic tests -15 Multiple Choice (15 marks), 4 Short Answers (45 marks). Suggested time 50 min each

  • Exam builders - 20 Multiple Choice (20 marks), 6 Short Answers (67 marks), 1 from 2 Extended Answer (20 marks). Suggested time 2hr each

  • Full exams - 30 Multiple Choice (30 marks), 9 Short Answers (100 marks), 2 from 4 Extended Answer (40 marks). Suggested time 3hr each

Marking keys

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

Topic areas covered:

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

Cell Reproduction

Evidence for evolution and hominid evolutionary trends

Cells, tissues and metabolism

Homeostasis

Circulatory, respiratory and lymphatic systems

Mutations and gene pools

Digestive and excretory systems

Nervous and endocrine system

DNA and protein synthesis

Response to infection

Human reproduction and types of inheritance

 

Musculoskeletal system