12PH

Level 2 Physics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Keough

Why is the sky blue? How long is a second? Why is Rutherford's face on the $100 note?
In Year 12 Physics you will find out the answer to these questions and more! Taught from a contextual basis, Year 12 Physics covers force and motion, electricity, electromagnetism, light, waves, atomic and nuclear physics.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Physics homework book $25.

Recommended Prior Learning

Require a minimum of 12 Credits from level 1 Science which must included Science AS 1.1 (external).

It is recommended that you take Yr12 Maths General or Yr12 Maths as well.

You may *not* take this course *and* Level 2 General Science.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91170 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of waves
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91171 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91172 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91173 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 16