Level 2 Physics

12PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar

PHYSICS – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12PHY
To introduce the fundamental concepts and principles associated with Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Light, Wave motion and Atomic Physics. To develop an appreciation of the relevance of Physics to the everyday lives of people. To develop investigative skills and attitudes in the determination of relationships, patterns and trends

For further information see:  Mrs. Sundar/ Mr. White and Mr. Daly

 


Pathway

Level 3 Physics

Supplementary Materials/ Equipment

$25 optional workbook


Entry Requirements

A minimum of 10 credits from Level 1 Science


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

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

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Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.