Physics in Action

Domain: Science
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

Have you ever wondered how people can manoeuvre through mountain tops in a wingsuit, or travel through a 90-degree bend at speeds of 160km/h in Formula 1?

Physics in Action takes you behind the scenes of some of the worlds most daring and extreme sports that only a handful of people are willing to try. In this course, you will learn about Newton’s Laws of Motion and energy transfer behind skydiving, downhill skiing, Formula 1, speed skating, mountain climbing, bouldering, speedboating and so much more.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Physics (ATAR)
  • Integrated Science (General)
  • Certificate III Laboratory Skills

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Geophysics
  • Medicine

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Technician
  • Plant Operator
  • Laboratory Worker

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $30