12PHY

NCEA Level 2 Physics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Cloete

Physics

The course for the year includes 20 credits at Level 2: Four credits are internally assessed, the rest are gained through the end of year external examination. 



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 (approx.) Boasman and AME Workbooks

Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: 15 credits or more in Level 1 Science, or 10SCA (2019) including Merit in SCI 1.1 (Mechanics), as well as acceptance into 12MAT A or 12MAT B. Any exceptions are at the discretion of the TIC Physics.

Pathway

This is a Level 2 course designed for students who want to either specialise in Physics or progress to one of the associated areas of study (Electronics, Engineering, Medical, Optical, etc.)

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91168 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91170 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of waves

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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. 91173 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 20

Disclaimer

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