1PHYSB

Level 1 Physics - Semester B

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Bache

Physics the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. Physics often involves the application of maths to explain physical phenomena.

This course will study mechanics the science of forces, motion and energy, an electricity practical Internal assessment and a research project on a physics application. The course has 10 credits and can only be done for one semester, It has 2 Literacy and 8 Numeracy credits.

Physics is important for careers such as Engineering - (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), Optician, Radiographer, Computing, Alternative Energy, Astronomy, Rocket Scientist. Meteorologist, Architect.

Only pick for one semester.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: Workbook and Education perfect subscription approx $30.

Recommended Prior Learning

Average Grade Above the Standard in Year 10 with a minimum Grade Above the Standard in exam Understanding.

Pathway

You must do level 1 Physics if you want to do level 2 Physics

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90936 v3
NZQA Info
Physics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the physics of an application
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90940 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90941 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.2 - Investigate implications of electricity and magnetism for everyday life
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 2
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 8

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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