YEAR 11 PHYSICS ATAR

Prerequisite – Science Mainstream high B grade and Physical Sciences B grade Cost: $59.95 (Step Up in Education)

Year 10  Year 11  Year 12 
Physical Sciences Physics ATAR Physics ATAR
Chemical Sciences Chemistry ATAR Chemistry ATAR
Biological Sciences    Biology ATAR Biology ATAR
Human Biology ATAR Human Biology ATAR  
Psychology ATAR Psychology ATAR
Marine and Maritime Studies ATAR   Marine and Maritime Studies ATAR 
General Science Human Biology General Human Biology General
Marine Science Marine and Maritime Studies General  Marine and Maritime Studies General

 The shaded area indicates a University Pathway.

Course Description
The Year 11 syllabus is divided into two units, each of one semester duration, which are typically delivered as a pair.

Unit 1 - “Thermal, nuclear and electrical physics”
Students investigate energy production by considering heating processes, radioactivity and nuclear reactions, and investigate energy transfer and transformation in electrical circuits.

Unit 2 – “Linear motion and waves”
Students describe, explain and predict linear motion, and investigate the application of wave models to sound phenomena.

Careers/Further Study
Engineering, Physical Sciences, Space and Astronomy.

Retrieved from: School Curriculum and Standards Authority. 29 June 2023.

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