12 Physics 1

12PY1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Slabbert

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


Pathway

13 Physics 1, 13 Physics 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12PY1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $40


Prerequisites

From 11PY1: At least a Merit in AS90940 AND at least an Achieved in AS90937, AS90938 AND enrolled in 12MT1 or higher. From 11SI1: Passed all three externals, including AS90940 at Merit or higher AND enrolled in 12MT1 or higher


OR HoD approval
Open to Year 12 and 13 students only


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91173 v2 Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
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. 91171 v2 Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
2
E
6
Y
Y
A.S. 91170 v2 Physics 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of waves
2
E
4
Y
Y
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
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.