11 Physics Pathways

SACE Stage 2: 10 Credits / 1 Semesters / Advanced Technologies

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

Pre-Requisite: Physics is a mathematical subject; competence in the rearrangement of formulas and the use of scientific notation is expected.


Students develop knowledge of scientific principles and concepts through an investigative and practical approach so that they are able to explain and make predictions in an electrical and mechanical context. They develop the skills and abilities to draw evidence-based conclusions from investigations of science-related issues. This enables students to develop scientific knowledge and skills to support them in their future career pathways, in a world shaped by science and technology.

Topics may include

  • motion, force and energy
  • electric circuits
  • heat


Assessments include:

  • science as a human endeavour investigation
  • practical investigations
  • skills and applications tasks

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