Level 3 Physics

13PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Sundar

PHYSICS – YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL
CODE: 13PHY

Course Outline: To introduce the fundamental concepts and principles associated with Mechanics, Electromagnetism, 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 S. Sundar /Mr S. White


Supplementary Materials/ Equipment

Optional workbook


Entry Requirements

 A minimum of 12 Credits from Level 2 Physics


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. 91522 v2 Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91523 v2 Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91525 v2 Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* 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: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 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.