12 Physics 1

12PY1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 2556165

Prerequisites

From 11SD1/11SB1: At least a Merit in AS90940 AND at least an Achieved in AS90937 AND entry into a Level 2 Maths course or higher. 

From 11SI1: Passed all three externals, including AS90940 at Merit or higher AND entry into a Level 2 Maths course or higher. 

OR HoD approval.



Students will:
•Prepare for NCEA assessment at Level 2
•Study waves and light, mechanics, electricity and magnetism
• 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.  Students who do not meet the criteria for a Maths course will need to be reviewed individually. 

Open to Year 12 and 13 students only


Faculties:

Science



Pathway

13 Physics 1, 13 Physics 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12PY1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $40