NCEA Level 3 Physics 301

PHY301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Holt

Physics 301
The course further develops concepts introduced at Level 2, and introduces more advanced ideas. It aims to help students understand and use concepts, principles and models to explain physical phenomena, systems and devices. Areas of study include translational, rotational and simple harmonic motion, waves, and Practical Physics.

UE Approved Subject


Course Overview

Term 1
Waves and Mechanics part 1

Term 2
Mechanics part 2 and 3.1 practical task

Term 3
Electricity and electromagnetism

Term 4
Revsion

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A Scipad workbook is used for classwork and homework ($30).


Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: 14 credits in Level 2 Physics Achievement standards with at least 8 being from external standards.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91521 v2 Physics 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91522 v2 Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91523 v2 Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91527 v2 Physics 3.7 - Use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.