Level 2 Physics

2PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students will develop an understanding of important models, laws and theories of physics. They will learn how to explain concepts and use relevant equations to calculate unknown quantities. Students will design and carry out practical experiments to collect data and test theoretical relationships.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Critical thinking.
  • Radiation and radioactivity.
  • Organisation and time management.
  • Mechanics - how and why things move.
  • Experimental analysis.
  • Electricity including electric fields.
  • Mathematical reasoning.
  • Electromagnetism and magnetic fields.



Year Levels/Departments:

Science, Seniors



Resources Required

Scientific or graphic calculator
1B8 or 1E8 workbook or similar
14J8 Graph paper pad or similar
SciPad for 2.4 Mechanics and 2.6 Electricity (recommended) optional