Physics Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Jom

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement of: 16 Credits in Level 2 Physics with Achieved in 2.4 and 2.6

Helpful Accompanying Subjects:
• Mathematics with Statistics (under special circumstances)
• Mathematics with Calculus (prefered)
• Chemistry

This course involves students investigating physical phenomena and developing concepts, principles, and models to explain those phenomena.

Topics covered are: Rotation, Kinematics, AC Electricity, Electric Fields, DC Electricity, Electromagnetism, Modern Physics, Waves.

You need to choose L3 Calculus in order to pick this course.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS 91525:- Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
This standard covers nuclear reactions, photoelectric effect, and atomic energy levels.

AS91524:- Demonstrate understanding of Mechanical systems.
Topics covered are translational motion, circular motion and gravity, rotating systems, and oscillating systems.

Term 2
AS 91521:- Practical based investigation that involves an experimental method and data collection, finding out the uncertainties in the data, processing the data collected, graphing, and finding relationships and drawing conclusions.

AS91526:- Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems.
The standard involves learning on DC circuits containing resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Transformers and AC circuits containing a resistor, capacitor, and an inductor.

Term 3
AS91523:- Demonstrate understanding of wave systems.
The topics covered in this standard are interference and diffraction, standing waves and music and the doppler effect.

Term 4
Revision to prepare for external examinations.

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