Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics

Standard number: 90940 Level: 1 Credits: 4

About this course

Start date: as requested Suggested duration: 7-10 weeks Why use this resource?
Complete coverage of each standard
Free to NZ schools
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Delivery method

This course is designed to be used within a blended learning environment alongside more traditional coursework. There is flexibility in how the content can be used; as a complete learning tool, for revision,or you can take a ‘pick and mix’ approach.

Course design

The course has a NZ look, tone and style. Learning is based around activities and contexts that are familiar and relevant to students.
University student presenters act as guides. They present videos and appear as avatars.
The course is broken down into manageable sections. Each section contains a range of activities to develop and reinforce learning.
A discussion forum option is available to facilitate conversation within the class.

Course structure

The course is split into eleven sections:

  • Welcome to Physics
  • Introduction to Motion
  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Motion Graphs
  • Introduction to Forces
  • Friction
  • Pressure
  • Energy
  • Work and Power
  • Review

Course components:

Each section contains:

  • A locally created video that provides an overview of the concepts covered
  • Interactive learning content
  • Animations
  • Quizzes
  • Game-based content

The elements in each section are organised into a logical learning sequence, however they can be completed in any order. Each activity completed by a student is tracked on the menu, and earns coins that can be redeemed in a scenario game.

Detailed learning guide: TBC
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