L3 Physics

L3PHYS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Grattan

Required Prior Learning


Minimum entry requirement is 16 credits in L2 Physics (including Mechanics and Electricity - at Merit/Excellence level advisable) or if given HOD approval. A solid grounding in Algebra and Trigonometry is expected.



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, relativity, particle physics, electricity and introduction to quantum physics and nuclear physics. 

This course is a prerequisite 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 25 credits at L3.


Learning Areas:

Science


Assessment Procedures
Course Costs

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