In Physics students will study models, laws, and theories to better understand matter, forces, energy, and the interaction among them.
Students must be able to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding of the three strands of science.
Topic 1: Motion and relativity
Topic 2: Electricity and magnetism
Topic 3: Light and atoms
Students provide evidence of their learning through eight assessments.
School based assessment (70%):
Seven tasks are completed throughout the school year. These tasks are graded at school prior to external moderation. All tasks have equal weighting.
School based assessment:
External Assessment (30%):
Examination: 2 hours
Stage 2 science inquiry skills and science understanding from all topics may be assessed.
For the examination, students are given a sheet containing symbols of common quantities, the magnitude of physical constants, some formulae, and standard SI prefixes.
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