Physics in Focus: Year 12 [Skills & Assessment Workbook]

  • Edward Baker, Darren Goossens, Owen Hamerton, Adam Sloan
  • Cengage Learning
  • 1/7/2021
  • ISBN: 9780170449687

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RRP: $31.95 (Inc. GST)


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 skills focused 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.


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

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

Complete practice HSC exam provided in the Year 12 workbook

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

About the Authors

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.

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