Level 3 Physics

13PH
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Keough

The Year 13 Physics course is a follow on course from Year 12 and provides students with a greater depth of the Year 12 content areas of Mechanics, Waves, Atomic and Nuclear Physics, Electricity and Electromagnetism.


Recommended Prior Learning

Require a minimum of 14 credits from Physics Level 2 which must include one external from either AS 2.3 or AS 2.5.

You may *not* take this course *and* Level 3 General Science.


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. 91521 v2 Physics 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship
3
I
4
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. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.