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Student Name: Sahil Dixit

Class: 11.06

TERRA SANCTA COLLEGE

YEAR 11 PHYSICS

SEMESTER 1, 2007

ASSESSMENT TASK NO:1

RESEARCH TASK

DATE DUE:

18/05/07

WEIGHTING: 20%

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Completed assignment to be submitted via CENet by the due date.

MARKING

MARK: ____ / ____

COMMENT:

MARKER(S): _________________ SIGNATURE: _________________

DATE: _________________

STUDENT CONFIRMATION

This is all my own work. I have referenced any work used from other sources and have not plagiarised the work of others.

Student Signature _____Sahil Dixit_______________________________

I have kept a copy of my task Y/N

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

RECORD OF SUBMISSION

Student Name: ________Sahil Dixit__________________ Class: __11.06__Subject: ___Physics_____

Task Number: ______1____ Date Due: __21/05/17_______ Date Submitted: ___21/05/07______

Student Signature: _Sahil Dixit_________ Teacher Signature: __________________________





CONTEXT FOR THE TASK

The discovery of electricity and then the electromagnetic spectrum has led to the rapid increase in the number of communication devices throughout the twentieth century. This module increases students' understanding of the nature, practice, application and uses of physics and current issues, research and developments in physics.

THE TASK

The task involves writing a 750-1000 word explanation of the underlying physical principles involved in one particular technology and describing the impact that the technology has had on society.

Choose a topic area from one of the following

Global Positioning System

CD technology

DVD technology

The internet (digital process)

OR

Any other technology of interest to you. (You must consult with your teacher before choosing a different technology) Mobile Phones

For your chosen topic area, identify relevant sources of data. Record references to...