NCEA Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. SULLIVAN
You will study: Experimental analysis and uncertainties; Waves - sound, light and radio waves; All types of motion and the forces that cause them; Electricity and electromagnetism; Atoms, photons and nuclei; Using measuring, electrical and electronic equipment.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: $20 (Book) and approximately $150 for a field trip to Rainbows End.
Stationery Requirements: Graph paper, 2 x 1B5, 1 x 2B8
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 12 Physics and Mathematics achieving 12 or more credits in both. It would also be advisable that Year 13 Physics students also take a Year 13 Mathematics course (either 13MAC or 13MAS or both).
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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.
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.