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Physics in Focus: Skills and Assessment Workbook Year 11 - 9780170449595
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Physics in Focus: Skills and Assessment Workbook Year 11

By | Copyright Year:2021 | ISBN-13: 9780170449595

The Science in Focus Physics Skills and Assessment Workbook approaches the Physics NESA Stage 6 syllabi sequentially. The workbook is organised by inquiry question and have a skillsfocused worksheet approach. The workbook helps students build capacity to work scientifically, complete high-quality depth studies and succeed in formal school-based assessment and the HSC exam.


Year 11
1 An introduction to working scientifically and depth studies
Module 1: Kinematics
2 Motion in a straight Line
3 Motion on a plane
Module 2: Dynamics
4 Forces
5 Forces, acceleration and energy
6 Momentum, energy and simple systems
Module 3: Waves and thermodynamics
7 Wave behaviour
8 Sound waves
9 Ray model of light
10 Thermodynamics
Module 4: Electricity and magnetism
11 Electrostatics
12 Electric circuits
13 Magnetism Answers


Edward Baker is the Assistant Head of Science at Mt St Benedict College, an Independent secondary school for girls in Pennant Hills, New South Wales. He has been a teacher since 2013 and teaches Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Studies at HSC level. Edward is also a Training Officer in the Australian Air Force Cadets.

Dr Darrent Goossens has a PhD in physics and a Grad. Cert. in professional writing (editing). He has worked as a research scientist at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, and as an educator and researcher at the UNSW and ANU.

After a career as a Sports Coach, Owen retrained as a teacher. He has been teaching for five years and has been teaching Physics for three years. Owen currently teaches at Pittwater House, an Independent co-educational school in the Northern suburbs of Sydney. Owen has taught across multiple senior science subjects, including senior Chemistry, Biology, Sport and Exercise Science and Oceanography, and has been extensively involved in programming for all subject areas.


Introductory chapter contains worksheets targeting each working scientifically skill to ground student understanding and solidify best practice

Wealth of visual stimulus material to engage students

Carefully constructed exam-style questions clearly increase in difficulty to build student capability and encourage extension

Answers available at the end of each book promote independent learning, with worked solutions provided online for teachers.