Teacher in Charge: Mr T. HoltRecommended Prior Learning
Compulsory: 14 credits in Level 1 Science with at least 8 being from external standards, preferably including Achievement Standard 90940 (Mechanics).
This course aims to introduce important basic concepts, principles and models in Physics, and helps students apply these to explain physical phenomena. Areas of study include Mechanics, Waves, Nuclear Physics. Electricity is an optional external standard that may be done with the HOD's consent.
Atoms and Radioactivity
Waves and 2.1 practical work
Physics is a fundamental Science which will lead to many career options such as Engineering, Medicine, Business etc.Career Pathways
Aeroplane Pilot, Software Developer, Sound Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Geologist, Train Driver, Ship's Master, Network AdministratorContributions and Equipment/Stationery
A Scipad workbook is used for classwork and homework ($25).