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.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 9
Term: 1, Week: 6
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