Year 13 Physics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Herbert

This course can run as a semester or full year option

Who is this subject intended for:
Satisfactory performance in Level 2 Physics

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
Students are given opportunities to develop investigative, research and critical thinking skills
● Content:
○ Investigations
○ Data Analysis
○ Research
○ Waves
○ Mechanics
○ Nuclear Physics

Where this subject will lead: 
Science courses at university level e.g. Medical Sciences, Engineering, Agribusiness and Aerospace, NZ Defence Forces etc.

Recommended Prior Learning

What you need to be able to do and know to achieve in this subject:
To achieve in this subject students would have completed Level 2 Physics.
Principles studied in Level 2 are covered in greater depth with some new topics e.g. Modern Physics. The course will include an extended practical investigation.