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Links to Curriculum and Assessment of Learning

This page informs teachers on how these resources link to the New Zealand curriculum and NCEA assessment.

Level 3 Achievement Standards That Link to These Resources

  • AS 91602 Biology 3.2: Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue 
  • AS 91603 Biology 3.3: Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment

Key Concepts from the New Zealand Curriculum That Link to these Resources

Below are selected objectives from the Y13 Biology programme that link to these resources. Please note, these are not a full list of the concepts in your course.


Nature of Science

  • Participating and Contributing: Use relevant information to develop a coherent understanding of socio-scientific issues that concern them, to identify possible responses at both personal and societal levels. 


Living World

  • Life Processes, Ecology and Evolution: Understand the relationship between organisms and their environment.