L2 Physics

L2PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Breen

This course builds on the Physics topics studied in L1SCD and L1SCS and is aimed at students who require specialist knowledge and understanding of Physics. The topics studied will increase understanding of the physical world and why things work the way they do. Topics include Optics and Waves, Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism, Atomic & Nuclear Physics. This course is not suitable for students who are taking Gateway.


Pathway

L3 Physics (UE) (S)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 Write in workbooks
2 x 1B5 exercise books or A4 Ringbinder & Refill
Graph Paper
Graphics Calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

Automatic entry will be given to students who have gained 16 credits from L1SCS or L1SCD combined including 2 externals.
This must include Merit in one of AS90940, AS90937, AS90938 and Achievement in at least 2 of Maths AS91027, AS91028, AS91029
Must also be taking L2MAT


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91168 v2 Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91169 v2 Physics 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91171 v2 Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
2
E
6
Y
Y
A.S. 91172 v2 Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91173 v2 Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
2
E
6
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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Disclaimer


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year