Physics 301 - Te Mātai Ahupūngao 301
A variety of everyday contexts will be used to investigate phenomena and learn about concepts involving matter and energy. This includes the interference of light & waves and how they are involved in our everyday lives, the physics behind rotational and simple harmonic motion, gravity and satellites. Students are introduced to quantum theory, E = mc2 and the duality of light and their applications. Students can elect to study the nature of AC electricity, inductance & capacitance or the applications of physics to current technology.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.