13PY2

13 Physics 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Slabbert

Students will: 

Demonstrate an understanding of concepts, principles and models (of physics). Apply concepts and principles (of physics) to explain physical phenomena, systems and devices, in the following topics: rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, and nuclear physics. They will use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue and demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context.

13PY2 is a UE approved course. 

 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13PY2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $45

Prerequisites

Two Achieved grades in the External Achievement Standards in Level 2 Physics, one of which must be Mechanics

OR HoD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91527 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.7 - Use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91525 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91524 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91522 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.