Course name: Science Course code: (SNC4E)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Workplace Preparation

Course description: This course provides you with fundamental science knowledge and workplace skills needed to prepare you for success beyond secondary school. You will explore hazards in the workplace, chemicals in consumer products, disease and its prevention, electricity at home and at work, and nutritional science. Emphasis is placed on current topics in science and relevant, practical activities that develop your literacy and mathematical literacy skills and enhance your scientific literacy.
SNC4EJ: Science
Course description: This course provides you with fundamental science knowledge and workplace skills needed to prepare you for success beyond secondary school. You will explore hazards in the workplace, chemicals in consumer products, disease and its prevention, electricity at home and at work, and nutritional science. Emphasis is placed on current topics in science and relevant, practical activities that develop your literacy and mathematical literacy skills and enhance your scientific literacy.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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24 Lessons

7 Lessons

1.1   Preparing for the culminating activity Digital career magazine

1.2   Becoming aware of hazards in the workplace

1.3   The properties of chemicals

1.4   The reactions of chemicals

1.5   Creating Consumer Products

1.6   Handling, Safe Use and Disposal of Chemicals

1.7   Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

6 Lessons

2.1   Understanding pathogens and disease

2.2   Preventing Disease

2.3   Investigating Immunization

2.4   Looking into treating disease

2.5   Understanding public health initiatives

2.6   Understanding biohazards in the workplace

6 Lessons

3.1   Grasping the basics of electricity

3.2   Examining the Generation of Electricity

3.3   Learning activity Discovering current, potential difference and resistance

3.4   Exploring the cost of electricity

3.5   Understanding the Impact of Electricity

3.6   Considering electrical hazards at home and work

5 Lessons

4.1   Nutrients in food

4.2   Making healthy choices

4.3   Processed foods

4.4   The environmental impact of food choices

4.5   Nutritional science in the workplace