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 nonlinear mathematical relationship requiring the use of expert experimental skills
12PY1  Supplementary costs: Approx $40
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
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
Assessments: Term: 2, Week: 4 
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 nonlinear mathematical relationship
Assessments: Term: 2, Week: 7 
2 
I 
4 
Y 
Y 

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