Course name: Science Course code: (SNC4M)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    University / College Preparation

Course description: This course enables you, including those of you pursuing postsecondary programs outside the sciences, to increase your understanding of science and contemporary social and environmental issues in health-related fields. You will explore a variety of medical technologies, pathogens and disease, nutritional science, public health issues, and biotechnology. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study and helps refine students’ scientific investigation skills.
SNC4MJ: Science
Course description: This course enables you, including those of you pursuing postsecondary programs outside the sciences, to increase your understanding of science and contemporary social and environmental issues in health-related fields. You will explore a variety of medical technologies, pathogens and disease, nutritional science, public health issues, and biotechnology. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study and helps refine students’ scientific investigation skills.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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43 Lessons

8 Lessons

1.1   Vital signs

1.2   Spirometry

1.3   Imaging

1.4   Medical devices

1.5   Blood

1.6   Alternative therapies

1.7   Assessment for grading

1.8   Preparing your case studies

11 Lessons

2.1   Microorganisms

2.2   Bacteria

2.3   Immune response

2.4   Bacteria microscope lab

2.5   Viruses and plasmodium

2.6   Treating Disease

2.7   Preventing disease

2.8   Mouthwash lab

2.9   NGOs

2.10   Assessment for grading

2.11   Preparing your case studies

11 Lessons

3.1   Digestive system

3.2   Macromolecules and micronutrients

3.3   Enzymes

3.4   Titration

3.5   Emulsification

3.6   Energy content in food

3.7   Food additives

3.8   Nutritional Labels

3.9   Fad diets

3.10   Assessment for grading

3.11   Preparing your case studies

7 Lessons

4.1   SARS case study

4.2   Public health in Canada

4.3   Researching public health

4.4   Assessing public health

4.5   Pandemics

4.6   Assessment for grading

4.7   Assessment for feedback

6 Lessons

5.1   DNA, RNA and proteins

5.2   Early biotechnology

5.3   Modern biotechnology

5.4   Ethics in biotechnology

5.5   Assessment for grading

5.6   Culminating Task