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Science (Academic) SNC1DI
This course enables students to understand basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop skills in the processes of scientific inquiry; and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Students will learn scientific theories and conduct investigations related to cell division and reproduction; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the universe and space exploration; and the principles of electricity.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Science (Applied) SNC1PI
This course enables students to understand basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop practical skills in scientific investigation; and to apply their knowledge of science to everyday situations. Students will design and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to cell division and reproduction, the structure and properties of elements and compounds, astronomy and space exploration, and static and current electricity.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: SNC1PX - ESL ONLY - Science is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ESL ONLY - Science SNC1PX
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science to everyday situations. They are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. Students 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 NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: SNC1PI - Science (Applied) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Science (Essential) SNC1LI
This course prepares students for Grade 10 Locally-developed Science (SNC2L) and/or Grade 11 Workplace Science (SNC3E). This course reinforces and strengthens science-related knowledge and skills, including scientific inquiry, critical thinking and the relationship between science, society and the environment. Students explore a range of topics including Science in Daily Life, Properties of Common Materials, Staying Alive: Life Sustaining Processes, and Electrical Circuits.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: EssentialGRADE: 9