12 Physics 2

12PY2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 2556165

Prerequisites

From 11SD1/11SB1: Achieved or above in the Mechanics Externals AS90940 and AS90937 AND if in 11MA1 - at least Achieved in 91027 (Algebra MCAT External).

From 11SI1: Gained Merit of above in the Mechanics External AS90940 and at least Achieved in one other Level 1 Science External standard AND if in 11MA1 - at least Achieved in 91027 (Algebra MCAT External)

OR HoD approval




Students will:
•Prepare for NCEA assessment at Level 2
•Study mechanics, atomic and nuclear physics
•Carrying out a practical investigation with a non-linear mathematical relationship requiring the use of expert experimental skills.

  • Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context

Open to Year 12 and 13 students only

** The 13PY2 course does not meet the Physics entry requirements of the BE (Hons) Degree at the University of Auckland.


Faculties:

Science



Pathway

13 Physics 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12PY2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $45