13 Physics 2

13PY2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Slabbert

Students will: 

Demonstrate an understanding of concepts, principles and models (of physics). Apply concepts and principles (of physics) to explain physical phenomena, systems and devices, in the following topics: rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, and nuclear physics. They will use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue and demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context.

13PY2 is a UE approved course. 

 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13PY2 - Supplementary costs: Approx $45


Prerequisites

Two Achieved grades in the External Achievement Standards in Level 2 Physics, one of which must be Mechanics

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91527 v2 Physics 3.7 - Use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91525 v2 Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 4
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91522 v2 Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.