12 Physics 2

12PY2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Slabbert

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


Pathway

13 Physics 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12PY2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $45


Prerequisites

Achieved in the L1 Mechanics External, Achieved in one other External from the 11PY1 course and Achieved in 91027 Algebra External AS in 2017
A student coming from the 11SI1 course must have gained a ‘Merit’ grade in the ‘Mechanics’ External AS, an Achieved in one other Level 1 Science
External AS, and Achieved in 91027 Algebra External AS in 2017

OR HoD approval
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.


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. 91172 v2 Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91171 v2 Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
2
E
6
Y
Y
A.S. 91169 v2 Physics 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 4, Week: 2
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91168 v2 Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9
2
I
4
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.