Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Corner
Students following a full time course in 13 Physics may build upon the knowledge, skills and practices developed in 12PHY. Students will study aspects of waves, mechanics and electromagnetism and complete investigations and researched reports on contexts related to topic areas.
You will learn to:
• carry out a guided practical investigation where you plan, take measurements, process data and analyse the results
• research and report upon a physics application in a given context
• identify, describe and explain physics concepts and principles
• solve problems which can be straightforward or complex
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course book costing approximately $25. EOTC Trip to Rainbow’s End cost approximately $45. Education Perfect (recommended) $20.
Recommended Prior LearningStudents must have achieved in at least two level 2 Physics achievement standards including either AS91171 or AS91173
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26
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.