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Physics

The Physics syllabus follows a spiral-up curriculum. At the lower Sec, Physics is taught as one of 3 modules. At the upper Sec level, it is offered as a separate subject.

 

Topics covered in Physics:

 

Theme

Year 1 (Modular)

Year 2 (Modular)

Year 3

Year 4

Measurement Introduction and Laboratory Safety (Term 1)Measurements of length, area, volume, mass, density, time, temperature -

Physical Quantities & Units

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Newtonian Mechanics -

Forces
Work, Energy & Power
Newton’s Laws of Motion

Kinematics
Dynamics
Mass, Weight & Density
Turning Effects of Forces
Work, Energy & Power
Pressure
Thermal Physics Kinetic Model
Thermal Properties of Matter
Transfer of Thermal Energy
- - Thermal Properties of Matter
Waves - - Reflection of Light
Refraction of Light
Lenses
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Properties of Waves
Sound
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Electricity and Magnetism - Current Electricity
Practical Electricity
- Static electricity
Current electricity
DC Circuits
Practical Electricity
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
Electromagnetic Induction

 

 

Note: topics that are bold are those that are covered more in-depth at the upper Sec level.