MEASUREMENT AND OBSERVATION

PHY1MO

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the concepts from physics used in other scientific disciplines including the concepts upon which much of modern instrumentation is based. On completion the students will demonstrate competence in the application of the principles of physics covered and an understanding of basic measurement and observation techniques. Topics covered include motion, waves, light and sound, properties of materials, fluids, electricity, and radioactivity.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPHY1PB OR PHY1PA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe physical phenomena using accurate terminology to demonstrate understandings of physical principles and SI units.
02. Express and interpret motion and electrical measurements in mathematical and graphical representations.
03. Manipulate simple mathematical expressions that describe physical phenomena, including motion, waves and electricity.
04. Provide coherent interpretations underpinned by appropriate concepts of physics to explain measurements and observations.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Or Type: Directed Learning Activity Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2-hour examinationN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Six practical reports (1,200-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Six quizzes (900-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Singapore (PSB), 2020, Term 3, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

Practical Week: 37 - 47
Twenty four 1.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of Lab- Based Practical Class per teaching period delivered face-to- face or as directed online learning. Or Type: Directed Learning Activity Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

WorkShop Week: 37 - 47
Twenty four 1.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2-hour examinationN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Six practical reports (1,200-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Six quizzes (900-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Singapore (PSB), 2020, Term L2 , Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

Practical Week: 11 - 15
One 24.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 11 - 15
One 24.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2-hour examinationN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Six practical reports (1,200-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Six quizzes (900-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Singapore (PSB), 2020, Term L6 , Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Selkirk-Bell

Class requirements

Practical Week: 45 - 48
Twenty four 1.00 h practical per study period on weekdays at night from week 45 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of Lab- Based Practical Class per teaching period delivered face-to- face or as directed online learning. Or Type: Directed Learning Activity Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

WorkShop Week: 45 - 48
Twenty four 1.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 45 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Or Delivery Method: On-Line"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2-hour examinationN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Six practical reports (1,200-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Six quizzes (900-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3