Level 2 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Tsai
Physics is the study of the physical world around us, including motion of objects, forces, gravity and electromagnetism. Knowledge of Physics is a requirement for entry to university courses in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Structural, Civil and Electrical), Architectural Design and Surveying.
Experimental Methods; Measurement and analysis of physical systems.
Introduction to Motion; A look at how and why objects move in different situations. Electricity and Electromagnetism; Electrical circuit behaviour. Electric and magnetic fields and the links between them.
Waves: The properties and behavior of different types of waves including light and sound. Atoms: Radioactivity and properties of nuclei.
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits in Level 1 Science and Mathematics including one Merit from either Physics 1.3 or Science 1.1 and a Merit in 1.2 Algebra (91027) or HOF approval.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 9
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