Courses & Units

Physics 1B KYA502

Hobart

Introduction

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of
this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing
to your development as a science teacher.


Attendance of practical sessions is compulsory for this unit. Taken as weekly sessions for on-campus enrolment or intensive block
session for off-campus enrolment.

Summary

Unit name Physics 1B
Unit code KYA502
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Physics
Coordinator

Stas Shabala

Teaching staff

Andrew Cole, Marc Duldig, Warren Hankey

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Describe basic physical concepts in atomic and nuclear physics, oscillations and waves, optics and properties of matter, including being able to demonstrate an understanding of the assumptions and limitations of the underlying theoretical framework. (Assessed by ATs 1, 2, 3 and 4)
2. Formulate physical problems in the areas of atomic and nuclear physics, waves and oscillations, optics and properties of matter, and apply mathematical techniques to solve them. (Assessed by ATs 1, 2, 3 and 4)
3. Describe the assumptions and limitations underpinning physics theories. (Assessed by ATs 1, 2, 3 and 4)
4. Analyse and interpret experimental results to identify evidence for and against physics hypotheses. (Assessed by AT 2)
5. Report scientific information to colleagues and lay audiences using oral, written, numerical and graphic communication. (Assessed by ATs 1, 2, 3 and 4)
6. Critically reflect upon the nature of Chemistry/Physics and how it is taught and learnt. (Assessed by AT 5)*

*This ILO is specific to KYA502.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,610.00 010301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

PHY415115 Physics (or KYA004) and MTM415117 Mathematics Methods (or KMA003) or TCE score of 80 or more (subject to counselling and approval by Head of Physics).

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KYA102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 50 minute lectures weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly and 8 x 3-hour practicals

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Assignments: 10%
Assessment Task 2: Laboratory Reports: 15%
Assessment Task 3: Tests: 30%
Assessment Task 4: Final Exam: 45% (Assesses ILOs 1, 2, 3 and 5)]*
Assessment Task 5: Portfolio Entry: 10%

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Textbooks

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