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VCE Physics

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Physics seeks to explore and understand the physical world.

Units 1 and 2
  • Explaining the physical world
  • What do experiments reveal about the physical world?

 

Units 3 and 4
  • Motion and Power
  • Light and Matter

 

Key content
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electricity
  • Particle physics and the Big Bang Theory
  • Motion
  • Fields (Gravitational, Magnetic and Electric)
  • Power generation
  • Light as a Wave
  • Light as a Particle

 

Skills
  • Develop aims and questions, formulate hypotheses and make predictions
  • Plan and undertake investigations
  • Conduct investigations to collect and record data
  • Analyse and evaluate data, methods and scientific models
  • Draw evidence-based conclusions
  • Communicate and explain scientific ideas

 

Associated subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

 

Level of Maths advisable: Further Mathematics at a minimum, Mathematical Methods preferred

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