2PHYI

Level 2 Physics - Investigating Physics Concepts

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course will build foundational knowledge in atomic and nuclear physics, and build practical investigation and scientific report writing skills. This course is useful for students interested in entering science, engineering and medical career pathways.

Recommended Prior Learning

12 Credits Level 1 Science and 12 Credits Level 1 Mathematics.

Preference will be given to students who participated in the Level 1 Science External: AS 90940 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics. 


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91168 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.1 - Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91169 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of physics relevant to a selected context
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91172 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.