03PHY

Level 3 Physics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Casey

Level 3 Physics continues the work covered in level 2 at a more complex level. Topics covered are Mechanics, Light and Waves and a research based standard on applied aspects of Physics. Students can also opt to study Electricity and Electromagnetism is they are making solid progress in the course. Level 3 Physics is a University Entrance approved subject and is necessary for students intending to take Engineering at tertiary level. It is highly recommended for students wishing study Medicine.


Course Overview

Term 1
Mechanics

Term 2
Mechanics concludes
Research standard
Optional Electricity standard

Term 3
Waves
Optional Electricity standard

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Scientific calculator
Hard cover 2B8 note book
Graph Paper

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 10 credits in Level 2 Physics or approval of the HOLA Science.

Students should be taking a Level 3 Mathematics course.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91522 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

A.S. 91523 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91524 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91526 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.

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