Course name: Science Course code: (SNC1P)

Grade 9    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Applied

Course description: This course enables you to develop your understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply your knowledge of science to everyday situations. You are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. You will plan and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to the impact of human activity on ecosystems; the structure and properties of elements and compounds; space exploration and the components of the universe; and static and current electricity.
SNC1PJ: 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 apply your knowledge of science to everyday situations. You are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. You will plan and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to the impact of human activity on ecosystems; the structure and properties of elements and compounds; space exploration and the components of the universe; and static and current electricity.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
This course is designed for independent study. To review the lessons, please visit this page with a computer or tablet.
23 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.1   Preparing for the culminating activity - digital magazine

1.2   Exploring sustainability and biodiversity

1.3   Flow of energy and matter in ecosystems

1.4   Learning about ecosystems and limiting factors

1.5   Researching human impacts on ecosystems

1.6   Reducing the impact of human activities

6 Lessons

2.1   Exploring chemistry and the scientific method

2.2   Learning about properties of matter

2.3   Focusing on safety in science

2.4   Examining the elements and the periodic table

2.5   Studying the structure of atoms

2.6   Researching compounds in chemistry

5 Lessons

3.1   Observing the Night Sky

3.2   Studying the sun and other stars

3.3   Researching our solar system

3.4   Learning about the Earth

3.5   Exploring space

6 Lessons

4.1   Learning about static electricity

4.2   Investigating current electricity

4.3   Examining current and potential difference

4.4   Exploring electrical resistance

4.5   Generating electricity

4.6   Using electricity responsibly