Year 11 Science - Crashes and Flashes

Course Description

This Physics course is hands-on and investigative. One part of this course explores forces, motion, and energy in the context of driving and road safety. Another part of the course explores electromagnetism related to everyday applications and technology. Students carry out investigations to collect and present data while discovering relationships between Physics concepts. 

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking.
  • Mechanics of crashes:
    • Motion (distance, speed, acceleration).
    • Momentum.
    • Energy forms and transformations.
    • Forces and car design.
  • Collaboration.
  • Electricity and magnetism:
    • Light as a wave.
    • Links between electricity and magnetism.
  • Experimental analysis and investigation.
  • Fields in Physics.
  • Mathematical reasoning.
  • Technological applications of Physics.

Resources Required

1B8 or 1E8 exercise book or similar
Scientific calculator