NCEA Level 2 Physics

12PHY
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. 



Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Physics

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.)

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91168 v2 Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91170 v2 Physics 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of waves
2
E
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91171 v2 Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
2
E
6
Y
Y
A.S. 91173 v2 Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
2
E
6
Y
Y
Total Credits

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

Disclaimer

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