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PHYSICS - Level 2
Prerequisites: Minimum of 12 credits in any Level 1 Science subject, which must include Science 90940. Mathematics 91029 or equivalent is advisable
Course Description
covering electricity, magnetism, radioactivity, light, sound and motion.
Leads to Level 3 Physics.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Steve Garside
Level 2 credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91168 Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationshipL2/Int4L1L1
91170 Demonstrate understanding of waves L2/Ext4L1L1
91171 Demonstrate understanding of mechanics L2/Ext6L1L1
91172 Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics L2/Int3L1
91173 Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetismL2/Ext6L1L1
HANDS-ON PHYSICS - level 2
Prerequisites: An Achieved grade or better in Level 1 Mechanics (AS 90940) and Level 1 Physics Investigation (AS90935
Course Description
This is a Level 2 Physics course designed for students who have an interest in Physics and who would prefer a greater emphasis on internally assessed standards rather than end of year exams as offered in the traditional Level 2 Physics course.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance.
Contact Steve Garside
Level 2 credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91171 Demonstrate understanding of mechanicsL2/Ext6L1L1
91172 Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physicsL2/Int3L1
91168 Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationshipL2/Int4L1L1
91169 Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected contextL2/Int3L1
91170 Demonstrate understanding of wavesL2/Ext4L1L1
PHYSICS - Level 3
Prerequisites: Minimum 12 Level 2 credits in Physics
Course DescriptionStudents will study the observation and explanation of events of electricity, magnetism, light, sound, motion and atomic structure.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Contact Steve Garside
Level 3 credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91523 Demonstrate understanding of wave systemsL3/Ext4L1
91524 Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systemsL3/Ext6L1
91525 Demonstrate understanding of Modern PhysicsL3/Int3L1
91526 Demonstrate understanding of electrical systemsL3/Ext6L1
91521 Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationshipL3/Int4L1