Physics

NCEA Level 2 Physics

The course is at level 7 of the NZ National Curriculum for the Science Learning Area. The Achievement Objectives at this level are:

Physical inquiry and physics concepts

  • Investigate physical phenomena (in the areas of mechanics, electricity, electromagnetism, light and waves, and atomic and nuclear physics) and produce qualitative and quantitative explanations for a variety of unfamiliar situations.
  • Analyse data to deduce complex trends and relationships in physical phenomena.

NCEA Level 3 Physics

The course is at level 8 of the NZ National Curriculum for the Science Learning Area. The Achievement Objectives at this level are:

Physical inquiry and physics concepts

  • Investigate physical phenomena (in the areas of mechanics, electricity, electromagnetism, light and waves, and atomic and nuclear physics) and produce qualitative and quantitative explanations for a variety of complex situations.
  • Analyse and evaluate data to deduce complex trends and relationships in physical phenomena.

Using physics

  • Use physics ideas to explain a technological, biological, or astronomical application of physics and discuss related issues.

Mr Adrian Bosman

adrianb@kcs.school.nz

NCEA Level 2 Physics Course Outline
NCEA Level 3 Physics Course Outline