Level 3 Physics

03PHY
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
Total Credits
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.

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

Pathway Tags

Engineer, Architect, Electrician, Pilot, Dentist, Optometrist, Physiotherapist, Medical Practitioner, Medical Scientist, Meteorologist and many more.