Level 3 Physics

PHYS3
Course Description

The Level Three Physics Course is for students who are interested in science and wish to widen their understanding of the principles relevant in the physical world and further develop their problem solving skills.

Goals:
1. Promote a view of physics as a human activity, including its applications, technological developments and relevance to the lives of people.
2. Develop student’s knowledge and understanding of physical phenomena.
3. Develop student’s skills of investigation and enquiry.
Topics that will be covered are:
Electrical Systems, Mechanics, Waves and Modern Physics


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

School access to google+ [Hangouts, Drive, gmail] and youtube.


Recommended Prior Learning A minimum of 10 credits from level 2 physics. Ideally Waves, Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Nuclear Physics should have been studied previously
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91527 v2 Physics 3.7 - Use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91525 v2 Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91523 v2 Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
3
E
4
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

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