Physics NCEA Level 3

13PHY

UE:

This is an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance.

Background:

NCEA Level 3 Physics requires skills and knowledge from Year 12 Physics. Students who have less than 12 credits at Level 2 or less than Grade D in AS should consult the Faculty Head about their likelihood of successful progress.

Course Description:

The course covers Level 2 physics skills and content in greater depth including: rotation, SHM, interference, Doppler, AC theory, atomic spectra and the photoelectric effect.

Achievement Standards:

LevelStandardDescriptionCreditsInt\ExtOpt\Comp
391523Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems4ExternalCompulsory
391524Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems6ExternalCompulsory
391526Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems6ExternalCompulsory
391521Physics 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship4InternalCompulsory
391525Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics3InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary:

LevelTypeInt\ExtOpt\CompStandardsCredits
3AchievementExternalCompulsory316
3AchievementInternalCompulsory27