Physics A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Physics A and B


SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits

Learning about and working in Physics give people an understanding of the processes that direct the universe and the world, so that they may appreciate and respect them.
Through exploring the processes that shape the universe, Physicists debate and advance the understanding of its workings and of the ways in which actions may affect the future of the Earth.

Course Content
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Physics A

  • Electric Circuits
  • Heat
  • Waves
Physics B

  • Linear Motion and Forces
  • Energy and Momentum
  • Nuclear Models and Radioactivity


Written assignments, topic tests and practical work including the testing of hypotheses.

Skills and Applications tasks 50%
Folio 50%


It is strongly advised that students wishing to study Stage 2 Physics complete both Physics A and Physics B. Understanding of basic algebra is an advantage.