Physics NCEA 3
Course DetailsLevel 3 Optional 19 Credits
Purpose:To prepare students for Tertiary Education Courses requiring a background in Physics. Advanced studies of the topics covered at NCEA Level 2. Physics level 3 is a very intellectually demanding course requiring excellent study skills, the ability to ignore distractions in class, very good literacy and mathematical abilities and good revision skills. Many of the concepts and knowledge needed require students to work independently. The ideal student has a mature and self motivated attitude to their studies. Success in this course requires a genuine interest in Physics as a subject and sciences as a whole. Many of the students taking this course will be aiming for scholarship, in which, the school enjoys considerable success.
Entry Requirements:13 credits at PHY2 and HOF/TIC approval.
Leads To:U.E. Approved
Some or all of the following will be offered:
|91521||Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship||3||4||Internal|
|91523||Demonstrate understanding of wave systems||3||4||External|
|91524||Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems||3||6||External|
|91525||Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics||3||3||Internal|
|91526||Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems||3||6||External|