NCEA Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Butterworth
Students will study the following topics:
- Mechanics expanding on topics from last year and introducing simple harmonic motion.
- Waves, traveling waves, standing waves, interference and Doppler Effect.
- Electricity study of AC and DC in capacitors, inductors and resistors.
- Atomic physics looking at nuclei of atoms and photons.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 14 Credits (8 of which must be external) in NCEA Level 2 Physics.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.