Physics

Duration: 
Full Year
Compulsory: 
No

RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND: C grade or higher in Stage 1 Physics

The course assumes mathematical abilities commensurate with having done geometry, trigonometry, and mathematical functions in Stage 1. It is also assumed that students have a sound knowledge of both Stage 1 Physics units.

 CONTENT

Areas covered within the Stage 2 course include:

  • Motion and Relativity
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Light and Atoms

ASSESSMENT

Assessment in Stage 2 Physics consists of the following components, weighted as shown:

  • Examination (30%)
  • Investigations Folio (30%)
  • Skills and Applications Tasks (40%)

FUTURE PATHWAYS

This subject can be used for University and TAFE entrance. Careers linked with this course include engineering, renewable energy generation, communications, materials innovation, transport and vehicle safety, medical science, scientific research, and the exploration of the universe.

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