NCEA Level 2 Physics

12PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. SULLIVAN

Level 2 Physics builds on and extends the concepts introduced in Level 1 Science. Topics include a practical component with graphical analysis; Light and Waves; Classical Mechanics; Electricity and Electromagnetism, and an introduction to Atomic and Nuclear Physics. Level 2 Physics is an essential step towards studying Physics at Level 3 and tertiary level. If you have time, click on the link below.

https://www.khanacademy.org/sc...


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Physics

Accelerator Operator
Applications Engineer
Data Analyst
Design Engineer
High School Physics Teacher
IT Consultant
Lab Technician
Laser Engineer
Optical Engineer
Research Associate
Software Developer
Systems Analyst
Technical Specialist
Web Developer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $20 (Science Pad)
Stationery Requirements: Graph paper, 2 x 1B5, 1 x 2B8.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Science; gaining 12 credits in NCEA Level 1 Science including 4 credits from a Science external.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 91169 v2 Physics 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context
2
I
3
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. 91172 v2 Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Accelerator Operator Applications Engineer Data Analyst Design Engineer High School Physics Teacher IT Consultant Lab Technician Laser Engineer Optical Engineer Research Associate Software Developer Systems Analyst Technical Specialist Web Developer


Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.