11 Physics 2

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semesters / 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 mathematics maths methods advance or maths methods general


Stage 1 Physics 2 is intended as a preparation for stage 2 physics. Students are involved in a range of activities including collaborative and individual work, practical investigations and research. Opportunity is provided for students to study the way that physics and technology are linked and how it affects their own lives, society and the environment.

Topics may include

  • linear motion and forces
  • energy and momentum
  • nuclear models and radioactivity


Assessment tasks include

  • skills and application tasks
  • investigations Folio
  • practical investigations

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

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