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SACE Stage 2

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SACE Stage 2

20 credits


Students develop their knowledge of the principles and concepts of physics, and the ability to use that knowledge to formulate questions and hypotheses and identify opportunities and challenges. They also acquire new knowledge through their investigations.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Overview
Stage 2 Physics is organised into three sections with 13 subtopics. Each topic includes one application, which is an integral part of study in this subject. Sections are:
  • Topic 1: Motion and Relativity
  • Topic 2: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Topic 3: Light and Atoms

Pathways

School Assessment

Investigations Folio 30%
Skills and Applications tasks 40%

External Assessment
Examination 30%


Delivery

Successful completion of this course can lead to a range of Science and Engineering courses at university. Stage 1 Physics is recommended.