Year 11 Human Biology ATAR

(Updated 21/2/19)

Assessment Outline 2019

Assessment type (from syllabus) Assessment type weighting (from syllabus) Assessment task weighting When Assessment task
Science Enquiry 20% 6%   Task 2: Investigation – Cardiovascular health
6%   Task 5: Practical – Enzymes
8%   Task 10: Practical – Extraction of DNA
Extended response 15% 3.5%   Task 4: Extended response – Cardiovascular diseases
4%   Task 7: Extended response – Musculoskeletal system
3.5%   Task 11: Extended response – Gene expression
4%   Task 14: Extended response – Reproductive technologies research assignment
Test 25% 3%   Task 1: Test – Metabolism and enzymes
3.5%   Task 3: Test – Respiratory and circulatory systems
3%   Task 6: Test – Digestive and excretory systems
3%   Task 8: Test – Musculoskeletal system
4%   Task 12: Test – DNA and protein synthesis
4%   Task 13: Test – Mitosis and meiosis
4.5%   Task 15: Test – Reproduction and inheritance
Examination 40% 20%  

Task 9: Semester 1 examination

Section One: 20 multiple-choice questions (20%)

Section Two: 6–8 short answer questions (60%)

Section Three: two questions from a choice of three (20%)

20%  

Task 16: Semester 2 examination

Section One: 30 multiple-choice questions (30%)

Section Two: 6–8 short answer questions (50%)

Section Three: two questions from a choice of three (20%)

Total 100% 100%