Physics NEW (Implemented from 2018)

Physics NEW (Implemented from 2018)

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Course No:

  • 11310 Year 11 Physics
  • 15330 Year 12 Physics.

2 units for Year 11 (Preliminary) and Year 12 (HSC).

Year 11 Course Structure and Requirements

Year 11 course

 

(120 hours)

Working Scientifically Skills Modules Indicative hours Depth studies
Module 1

Kinematics

60 *15 hours

in Modules 1–4

Module 2

Dynamics

Module 3

Waves and Thermodynamics

60
Module 4

Electricity and Magnetism

 

*15 hours must be allocated to depth studies within the 120 indicative course hours.

Year 12 Course Structure and Requirements

Year 12 course

 

(120 hours)

Working Scientifically Skills Modules Indicative hours Depth studies
Module 5

Advanced Mechanics

60 *15 hours

in Modules 5–8

Module 6

Electromagnetism

Module 7

The Nature of Light

60
Module 8

From the Universe to the Atom

 

*15 hours must be allocated to depth studies within the 120 indicative course hours.