Physics is a fundamental science that endeavours to explain all the natural phenomena that occur in the universe. Its power lies in the use of a comparatively small number of assumptions, models, laws and theories to explain a wide range of phenomena, from the incredibly small to the incredibly large.
Hawker College students will develop skills in problem solving and analytical thinking as they explore the content of this course. Practical work will emphasise the application of theory to solve extended, open ended tasks. Well-developed skills in algebra are highly recommended for students considering this course.