NZ Level 8: Biological sciences/Overview

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As we face the excitement of new scientific discoveries and the challenges these pose, it is necessary that we equip ourselves with a good understanding of scientific ideas. A really good knowledge base will allow us to make decisions free of superstition and misinformation as the 21st century proceeds.

Biology is a fascinating subject dealing with the living world. This is text is based on the latest New Zealand Curriculum to ensure it is sustainable in the changing face of New Zealand education.

The open source nature of this text empowers learners to actively contribute and participate in the learning process. Success in science depends on what happens during the journey, rather than the destination and this open source alternative learning resource will engage senior science learners, nurturing, inspiring and empowering a new generation of passionate global citizens in this rapidly changing world.