Subject Details - Stage 1 Physics 2

SACE Stage
SACE Stage 1
SACE Credits
10 credits
Learning Area
Advanced Technologies
Subject Length
1 semester
Subject Overview
Stage 1 Physics 2 is intended as a preparation for Stage 2 Physics. Students undertake a range of activities including collaborative and individual work, practical investigations and research. There is an emphasis on mathematical rigour to ensure that students are adequately prepared for Stage 2 Physics.
Focus Of Learning
     Electrical circuits
     Waves
     Nuclear Models and Radioactivity
Assessment tasks include:
     Skills and application tasks (50%)
     Investigations Folio (25%)
     Practical investigations(25%)
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..
     Teamwork and collaboration
     Innovation and creativity
     Critical thinking and problem solving
     Effective oral and written communication
     Knowledge and understanding
Prerequisites
o An achievement level 'B' or better in Year 10 Science and Year 10 Advanced Scientific Studies or Year 10 Algebraic Mathematics, or Year 10 Innovation and Future Studies
Costs
A scientific calculator is essential


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