Physics Level 3

PHY301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Scoggins

Physics 301

The course will provide a sampling of mechanical systems, wave systems, electrical systems, and experimental physics. 


Optional Standards:
AS 91522 Physics Research (3 credits)
AS 91527 Socio-scientific Research (3 credits)





Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Physics workbook $20.
OsPEN Lectures (University of Waikato).


Recommended Prior Learning

An achieved or above in two or more achievement standards in Physics 201 in the derived grade exam.


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. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91523 v2 Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91521 v2 Physics 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship
3
I
4
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 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.