GTAC Laboratory Technician professional learning



Professional Learning

for Laboratory Technicians


VCE Biology Unit 3 and 4

Implementing VCAA Biology Study Design 2016-2021

Friday 3rd February 2017


The program for Laboratory Technicians will explore a range of practical laboratory activities (lab work and demonstrations) and resources available to support investigations in Units 3 and 4 VCE Biology. Topics will include:

Unit3: Practicals - enzyme activity; photosynthesis in leaf discs and immobilised algae; the movement of molecules across membranes; the effects of plant hormones on cell growth.

Unit 4: Area of Study 3 Practical investigation - Investigating the use of antibacterial agents.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to explore GTAC’s online resources and to network and discuss the practical and organisational issues for running Unit 4 Area of Study 3 - Practical Investigation.


This is a full day program 9:30am – 4:00pm


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