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Recommend Year 10 Science Grade A, B.
This course provides students with an understanding of energy, matter and their interactions. It also involves investigating natural phenomenon and then applying patterns, models (including mathematical ones), principles, theories and laws to explain the physical behaviour of the universe.
- will apply investigative and problem solving skills
- effectively communicate the concepts; and
- appreciate the study of Physics.
Physics builds on and draws on the knowledge and understanding, skills and values and attitudes developed in the science studies in Year 7 to 10.
Main Topics Covered
|Preliminary Course||HSC Course|
|Core Topics||One Option From the following|
|The World Communicates||Space||Geophysics|
|Electrical Energy in the Home||Motors and Generators||Medical Physics|
|Moving About||Ideas to Implementation||Astrophysics|
|The Cosmic Engine||From Quanta to Quark|
|The Age of Silicon|
How this course will help me in the future?
This course gives a general grounding in some of the concepts in physics and its application to everyday life. Students gain an appreciation of how some technologies work and how to make informed decisions about their use.
Physics is a required course for many university courses. It leads to careers in engineering (electrical, mechanical, automotive, chemical, and civil), astronomy, architecture, teaching, computing and many others.