Content/Assessment:

  • Students study motion, force, energy, momentum, astrophysics, waves, light, quantum and nuclear physics.
  • Assessment is based on class activities, assignments and investigations, presentations, tests and an external examination

Homework:

  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Increases towards exams
  • Revision of weekly lessons
  • Focus on areas of weakness early in the unit
  • Tuesday afternoon will be for tutorials and student help

Important Points:

  • Revision and review is necessary to enhance depth of knowledge and maximise success.
  • Students need to seek help outside of class when necessary.

Students have said:

  • "I found the course interesting in the way that it relates to the world around us."
  • "I found the course challenging and had to do a lot more homework than I expected."
  • "Review class material after every lesson as it saves a lot of work in the end."