L2 Physics

L2PHYS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Grattan

This course involves study of the key concepts of Physics to enable students to choose further study pathways in this specialist area. 

Physics study includes waves, mechanics, electricity and nuclear physics. This course is a prerequisite for L3 Physics and required for entry into many University and Polytechnic Course pathways.

This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement Standards, both internal and external, with students having the opportunity to gain up to 23 credits at L2.


Pathway

L3 Physics

Course Costs

Attending Field Trip (optional) $100. Physics Course Book $30


Required Prior Learning


Minimum entry requirement is 12 credits in L1 Science (including Mechanics - at Merit/Excellence level advisable) or if given HOD approval.



Course Credit Information
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. 91170 v2 Physics 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of waves
2
E
4
Y
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: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.