12 Physics

12PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. John

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 11 Physics


Objectives:

  • To develop an understanding of concepts, principles and models in physics;
  • To develop the ability to use concepts, principles and models to explain physical phenomena;
  • To appreciate how physics and physics-based applications impact on society
  • To determine relationships, patterns and trends;
  • To identify and explain applications of concepts and principles in physics.


Content:

  • Practical Physics – Investigation leading to a non-linear mathematical relationship.
  •  Atomic and Nuclear Physics
  • Waves – Light and Waves
  • Mechanics – Motion, Forces, Momentum and Energy.
  • Electricity – Static and DC Electricity, Electromagnetism.

Future Areas of interest and study: Tertiary study in physics, medicine, radiography, veterinary science, sports science, engineering, architecture, electronics and other technological subjects.



Learning Areas:

Sciences


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

13 Physics

This course leads on to Y13 Physics and is a pre-requisite for taking Y13 Physics.
Tertiary study in physics, medicine, radiography, veterinary science, sports science, engineering, architecture, electronics and other technological subjects.