L2 Physics - Semester B
Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Kent
Level 2 Physics - Semester B
Electricity and electromagnetism and atomic physics are fundamental concepts underpinning all physics understanding and a sub-atomic level.
Physics seeks to understand nature at its most fundamental level. Physicists – and students studying physics – attempt to discover and apply the general laws that govern force and motion, matter and energy, and space and time.
Electricity and atomic physics are fundamental to a range of professional and exciting careers including engineering, astrophysics, radiology, spectroscopy and geophysics. Physics students should develop sufficient scientific awareness and skills to be able to engage with these areas and nurture further interest in them.
- Research skills - Finding and evaluating information and apply physics concepts to a real-world example
- Communication skills using language, symbols and text - Write comprehensive statements that demonstrate understanding of connections between mechanical physics concepts
- Managing self - Safely plan and carry out practical investigations to demonstrate physical phenomena
- Participating and contributing - Carry out practical activities in groups
- Relating to others - apply physics concepts to a real-world example
- Mathematical skills - Complete 2+ - step mathematical calculations
Students will need to also study Semester A Level 2 Physics in order to gain Course Endorsement.
Prior Learning & Prerequisites
Students choosing this course must be studying Level 2 Semester A Physics. It is also preferable that students are also studying Maths Level 2 Semester A Graphing and Maths Semester B Pre-Calculus
This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.
Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.