Physics is the branch of science that deals with the structure of matter and how the fundamental constituents of the universe interact.

Class overview

The aims of the curriculum are as follows:

  • develop interest in the physical world and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about it

  • construct and apply knowledge of physics, and appreciate the relationship between physical science and other disciplines

  • appreciate and understand the nature of science in physics-related contexts

  • develop skills for making scientific inquiries

  • develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and to solve problems individually or collaboratively in physics-related contexts

  • understand the language of science and communicate ideas and views on physics-related issues

  • make informed decisions and judgments on physics-related issues

  • be aware of the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of physics, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship

Curriculum Structure

Compulsory Part

  • Heat and Gases

  • Force and Motion

  • Wave Motion

  • Electricity and Magnetism

  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Energy

Elective Part (Any 2 out of 4)

  • Astronomy and Space Science

  • Atomic World

  • Energy and Use of Energy

  • Medical Physics