Physics Level 2

PHY201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Scoggins

Physics 201

This is an extension of Level 1 Physics work in forces, mechanics and electricity/magnetism. Students will connect non-linear relationships with physics processes, have a chance to explore a physics topic of their choice and also learn about nuclear physics in the world today. 

Optional Standard:
AS 91170 Waves (4 credits)



Pathway

Physics Level 3, Science level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Physics workbook approx. $20.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least an achieved in the derived grade exam for Level 1 Mechanics (AS 90940) and the same in at least one Level 1 Maths standard. At least achieved in Level 1 Algebra (MCAT) and at least achieved in Level 1 Geometry and Trigonometry. 


Credit Information
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. 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: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Pathway Tags

Physics: Engineer, Pilot, Medicine, Physicist, Meteorology, Geophysics, Astronomy, Medical Radiation Technician


Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.