11 Physics 1

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semester / Advanced Technologies

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/physics/stage-1

Pre-Requisite: An achievement level 'B' or better in year 10 science and or year 10 maths methods advanced or general


The study of physics uses models, laws and theories based on evidence to better understand matter, forces, energy and the interaction among them. Physics seek to explain and make predictions about natural phenomena. Students undertake a range of collaborative and individual activities and explore science as a human endeavor.

Topics may include

  • heat
  • electrical circuits and electrostatics
  • waves


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

Assessment tasks include:

  • skills and application tasks
  • investigations folio
  • practical investigations

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