12 Physics 1
Teacher in Charge: Sarnia Slabbert
•Prepare for NCEA assessment at Level 2
•Study waves and light, mechanics, electricity and magnetism and nuclear physics.
•Carrying out a practical investigation with a non-linear mathematical relationship requiring the use of expert experimental skills.
It is strongly advised that you take a Mathematics course if you are selecting Physics, but it is not compulsory and prerequisite into a Mathematics course is not a prerequisite for Physics. Please note that if you are intending to apply for Engineering, both Calculus and Physics are prerequisites for entry.
From 11SD1/11SB1: At least a Merit in AS90940 AND at least an Achieved in AS90937
From 11SI1: Passed all three externals, including AS90940 at Merit or higher.
AND From 11MA1: Achieved in MCAT exam and at least 60% in the Algebra Skills Test
OR HoD approval.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
*12PY1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 4
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