Course name: Science Course code: (SNC1D)

Grade 9    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Academic

Course description: This course enables you to develop your understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, you will develop your skills in the processes of scientific investigation. You will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.
SNC1DK: Science
Course description: This course enables you to develop your understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, you will develop your skills in the processes of scientific investigation. You will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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22 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.1   Blogging and preparing for the culminating task

1.2   Ecosystems

1.3   Energy and matter in ecosystems

1.4   Human impact on ecosystems

1.5   The Great Lakes - Achieving sustainability

1.6   Protecting ecosystems

6 Lessons

2.1   Careers in chemistry

2.2   Properties of matter

2.3   Elements and atoms

2.4   Building atoms

2.5   Compounds

2.6   Analyzing the impact of using compounds

5 Lessons

3.1   Observing the night sky

3.2   The sun and other stars

3.3   The solar system

3.4   Exploring space

3.5   The Earth

5 Lessons

4.1   Static electricity

4.2   Current electricity

4.3   Resistance

4.4   Producing energy

4.5   Using electricity wisely