The Biology Curriculum aims to provide learning experiences through which students will acquire or develop the necessary biological knowledge and understanding, scientific process skills, values and attitudes, for their personal development, for coping with dynamically changing society and for contributing towards a scientific and technological world.
For their personal development, students will be able to:
1.1 Observe objectively and critically,
1.2 Enquire, think and reason scientifically and creativity;
1.3 Solve problems through informed judgements and decisions;
1.4 Be acquainted with the language of science and be equipped with the skills in communicating ideas in biology-related contexts; and
1.5 Apply biological knowledge and understanding to develop positive values and attitudes towards a healthy lifestyle.
For coping with a changing society, students will be able to:
2.1 Relate and apply biological knowledge and understanding to everyday life and to the needs of a changing society;
2.2 Develop and sustain an attitude of curiosity to investigate and explore; and
2.3 Develop an interest in, and enjoyment of, the study of the living world so as to prepare themselves to become life-long learners in the related fields of science and technology.
For contributing towards a scientific and technological world, students will be able to:
3.1 Develop an awareness of the relationships between organisms and their environment, and the effect of human activities on these relationships;
3.2 Deepen their respect for all forms of life and their respective habitats;
3.3 Develop an attitude of contributory responsibility, including a strong sense of commitment to conserve, protect and maintain the quality of all environments for future generations; and
3.4 Develop and earnest concern for biological issues in personal, social, economic, environmental and technological contexts.