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*Gr. 11 ELECTIVE/ALTERNATE COURSES
Strings (Instrumental Music) - Experienced AMS2O1
Virtuosic Violins & Other String Family Instruments

This course is ideal for: students wishing to enhance their confidence level using their violin, viola, cello or acoustic bass; students looking for an opportunity to step out of their comfort zone and rise to the challenge of letting that practice room musician come out. Develop as a featured soloist supported by an accompanist and showcase your burgeoning talent through group live performance opportunities in both small and large string ensembles. Take advantage of opportunities to use our professional vocal booth and recording software to co-create original group compositions.
COURSE NOTE: This course is geared to the violin, viola, cello or acoustic bass players having prior experience through the Niagara Elementary Instrumental Music Program, Niagara Youth Orchestra or other private strings instruction.~ If you are unsure, please see Mme Carlson to discuss your prior experience.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Dramatic Arts ADA3M1
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyze, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyze the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1O1-Drama or ADA2O1-Dramatic Arts
Band (Instrumental Music) AMI3M1
For the love of music… because without music, life would B-flat!

What a “cleffer” way to upscale to a different instrument class by adopting that secondary instrument that you have always wanted to play. Increase your musical repertoire and prowess while capitalizing upon live performance opportunities. Learn to refine your instrumental recordings by gaining a broader understanding of standard recording practices. Use music industry software and equipment along with our professional vocal booth to create and record your co-written compositions to share with friends and family.
COURSE NOTE: Other available instruments added for your selection of a second instrument: Flute, Clarinet, Alto & Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Bass and Percussion; New instruments only available to senior students Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Sax, French Horn, Tuba, Auxiliary Percussion
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI1O1 - Band (Instrumental Music) or AMI2O1 - Band (Instrumental Music)
Strings (Instrumental Music) AMS3M1
Raise the bar!

Take on more leadership in small group ensembles and capitalize upon live performance opportunities in front of an audience. Learn to refine your instrumental recordings using our very own professional vocal booth and music industry software to create and record your co-written compositions to share with friends and family.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMS2O1 - Strings (Instrumental Music) - Experienced
Vocal (Vocal/Choral Music) - offered every other year (NOT offered in 2018-2019) AMV3M1
Bel Canto Singing

Increase your singing power, learn to effectively incorporate microphone techniques and harmonize within a small group to continue to develop your small group and individual repertoire to group. Capitalize on live performance opportunities, refine your vocal recordings through the use of music industry software and our professional vocal booth to create and record your co-written compositions to share with friends and family.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMV2O1 - Vocal (Vocal/Choral Music) - offered every other year (NOT offered in 2018-2019) or AMI2O1 - Band (Instrumental Music) or AMS2O1 - Strings (Instrumental Music) - Experienced
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: This course is not available for 2018-2019. Please remove it from your Course Plan selections for this year.
Visual Arts AVI3M1
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein

Grade 11 Art students will not only explore various new art media and techniques, but develop an understanding of creative process as well. Studio work will help each student visually problem solve and gain confidence in their ability to make images and impact. In response to looking at historical, modern and cultural art trends, students will begin to make independent studies on art themes. Units of study include: design basics, portraiture, Modernism, Renaissance re-masters, and social issue art.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O1 - Visual Arts or AVI2O1 - Visual Arts
Visual Arts-Crafts AWA3O1
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to nurture creativity and to promote the artistic and cultural ties that bind us as learners in a classroom, as a community, and as a people. This course is designed to develop student expression and creative skills to create individual works using a variety of crafts. Think form and function – artistic design and detail, practical function. Students will also develop an understanding of the historical significance of crafts.

This course presents a unique opportunity for students to delve into the traditions and beliefs of their heritage, as many projects involve working with cultural activities from diverse societies. Students may use their personal cultural heritage to inform their studio work that will also enrich the experience of the class as a whole.
COURSE NOTE: No artistic experience is required to take this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Financial Accounting Fundamentals BAF3M1
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting. Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and current issues in accounting.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Entrepreneurship: The Venture - offered every other year (NOT offered in 2018-2019) BDI3C1
This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their goals. Students will create a venture plan for a school-based or student-run business. Through hands-on experiences, students will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills most often associated with successful entrepreneurs.
CREDIT: 0TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: This course is not available for 2018-2019. Please remove it from your Course Plan selections for this year.
Marketing: Goods, Services, Events - offered every other year (IS offered in 2018-2019) BMI3C1
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of product marketing, which includes the marketing of goods, services, and events. Students will examine how trends, issues, global economic changes, and information technology influence consumer buying habits. Students will engage in marketing research, will develop marketing strategies, and will produce a marketing plan for a product of their choice.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters CGF3M1
This course examines the cause, effect and impact of NATURAL DISASTERS!!! We study the powerful forces of Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Avalanches, Volcanoes and Tornadoes. Students will investigate the dynamic nature of the Earth, the evolving relationship between the planet and its people, and the factors that limit our ability to predict the changes that will occur. Students will use a wide range of geotechnologies to investigate the distribution and interaction of the elements of their physical environment and to communicate their findings.
FIELD TRIPS: Students will be participating in a Fossil Hunt and a Geology Lab to gain a better understanding of the turbulent geologic past of our region.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1D1 - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1DF - Issues in Canadian Geography (French Immersion) or CGC1P1 - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied)
World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century CHW3M1
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the fifteenth century. Students will analyse diverse societies from around the world with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world. In this course, you will learn about stone age societies and the development of great civilizations by exploring: the mummies and pyramids of ancient Egypt; the mythology, democracy and Spartan warriors of ancient Greece; and the military might and territorial expansion of the Roman empire. The course continues after the fall of Rome, to explore the Dark Ages and medieval times of Europe including the rise of Islam, knights and castles and the Black Death. Additionally, students are able to choose their own "great" civilization for study. If you're interested in King Tut, Homer's Odessy, and Julius Caesar, this is the course for you!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Applied) or CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Academic) or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (French Immersion)
Understanding Canadian Law CLU3M1
This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and to apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, and debates. Individual rights, criminal behaviour, and personal litigation summarize major units of the course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Academic) or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (French Immersion) or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Applied)
Cooperative Education (1/2 DAY, 2 periods) COOP8
Is there something that you love to do? Fix cars? Work with children? Do you need work experience? Does your resume need a boost? Do you want to try your hand at a career before leaving secondary school? Are you thinking about a post-secondary apprenticeship in a skilled trade? If you answer "Yes" to any of these questions, then Cooperative Education is for you!

Co-op is a planned learning experience in which you will be scheduled into a 1/2 day (2 credits; morning or afternoon) work placement in an occupation of your choice. Co-op blends what you have learned in the classroom with a practical, hands-on work experience. You will gain valuable experience in the workplace and employability skills while earning two credits towards your OSSD.
COURSE NOTE: Students who would like to take co-op BOTH semesters need to also select COOP9.

Students who are considering a FULL-DAY co-op opportunity, please speak with Mr. Bruschke and/or Mr. Domarchuk in order to first ensure that this is a viable option. Then, students need to also add the course code "COOP9".
CREDIT: 2TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Cooperative Education - Entrepreneurship/Innovation COOPE
ADMISSION INTO THIS CO-OP PROGRAM IS BY APPLICATION. Selecting this course indicates that you are interested in the program but does not guarantee your spot! See Mr. Bruschke in Co-op for your application and for more information.

Students across the DSBN have the opportunity to apply for the Entrepreneurship - Cooperative Education experience. The goal of this experience is to allow students to have the opportunity to explore entrepreneurship as a potential career path by allowing them to learn from entrepreneurs, explore the entrepreneurship development cycle and to bring their innovative ideas to fruition. In the end, students will present their work in a “pitch-like” presentation and may choose to prepare a business plan to submit to Summer Company for additional support to continue to pursue their entrepreneurial idea. .
COURSE NOTE: This Co-op Course requires a pre-screening interview. Selecting this course on your Course Plan does not guarantee that you're in - it does guarantee that a co-op teacher will meet with you and work with you on your application for this amazing, unique DSBN business opportunity.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Media Studies EMS3O1
Ever wondered why so many people are addicted to their cell phones, carefully monitoring how many followers they have on Twitter? Have you seen advertisements and thought, “Real people don't look like that. Why are they able to sell so many products?” Have you fathomed how many subliminal messages are received simply by watching a movie? Whether it is recording a podcast or identifying gender stereotypes in a situation comedy television show, this course enables students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media responsibly. Through analyzing media forms and creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and competence in viewing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English (Academic) or ENG2P1 - English (Applied)
Extended French FEF3U1
This course focuses on developing French-language skills through the study of French and Canadian francophone authors, such as Marcel Dubé and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Students will analyze a range of works and will produce written assignments in a variety of genres, including the formal argumentative essay, film critiques, short opinion pieces and journal writing. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.

Ministry Note: In any given grade, students may count credits in only one type of program - Core, Extended, or Immersion French - towards their secondary school diploma.

STUDENT CANNOT RECEIVE SEPARATE CREDITS FOR FEF3U1, FSF3U1. JUST ONE GR. 11 FRENCH CREDIT!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FIF2D1 - French Immersion (Academic) or FIF2P1 - French Immersion (Applied)
Core French FSF3U1
This course draws on a variety of themes to promote extensive development of reading and writing skills and to reinforce oral communication skills. Students will gain a greater understanding of French-speaking cultures in Canada and around the world through their reading of a variety of materials, including a short novel or a play. Students will produce written assignments in a variety of genres. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.

Ministry Note: In any given grade, students may count credits in only one type of program - Core, Extended, or Immersion French - towards their secondary school diploma.

STUDENT CANNOT RECEIVE SEPARATE CREDITS FOR FEF3U1, FSF3U1. JUST ONE GR. 11 FRENCH CREDIT!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FSF2D1 - Core French or FIF2D1 - French Immersion (Academic) or FIF2P1 - French Immersion (Applied)
Leadership and Peer Support (for Gr. 11 students) GPP3O1
The best way to develop strong leadership skills is to experience leadership and to reflect upon those experiences. Leadership and Peer Support is a course for Grade 11 students who wish to become better leaders.

In this course, LPS students will be placed in a junior classroom in a subject area in which they have experienced previous success. Their role in this class is that of a student mentor, working closely with the students (both academically and interpersonally) and with assisting the classroom teacher. This experience, combined with weekly assignments, reflection reports and out-of-class projects, give LPS students the opportunity to participate, to witness and to reflect upon the concept of leadership as a whole, and in their leadership skills in particular. Topics such as communication, character education, interpersonal relations, teamwork and leader characteristics are explored.
COURSE NOTE: Guidance reserves the right to remove this (awesome) course request from a student's Course Plan, and to replace it with one of the alternate courses, IF a student is deemed to NOT be in EXEMPLARY (academic and behaviour) standing.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: GLC2OF - Career Studies (French Immersion) or GLC2OH - Career Studies
Raising Healthy Children HPC3O1
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old).

A very practical course for a future chapter in your lives as adults!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology (Extended French) HSP3UF
This course is for students in the Extended French program.

This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.
COURSE NOTE: This course is available only for students in the Extended French program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)
Introduction to Computer Science ICS3U1
This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.
COURSE NOTE: No experience necessary!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
Latin, Level 2 of 3 (Gr. 11 credit) LVLCU1
Heus scholaris bonus!

Latin Level 2 continues student explorations of the ancient world through the study of Latin. Although English is the language of instruction, students will continue to develop Latin vocabulary and translate more complex Latin passages. Intercultural studies will include an in-depth look at the Roman military, the Trojan War, classical heroes and heroines, and the founding of Rome. Experiential activities like: food, art, games, challenges, debates, and student quests will continue to enhance our explorations.

This course is recognized by the Ministry as a Grade 11 University course (3U).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: LVLBD1 - Latin, Level 1 of 3 (Gr. 10 credit)
(Female) Personal and Fitness Training PAF3OF
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. A variety of different fitness activities such as aerobics, zumba, step classes, yoga, weight training and interval training will be examined to achieve Health for Life.
COURSE NOTE: Course Fee: $30.00
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
(Male) Personal and Fitness Training PAF3OM
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will study the components of physical fitness through aerobic and weight training activities. Students will create their personal training plans to suit their specific needs. This could range from developing strength-only, endurance-only, or a combination of strength and endurance exercises. This course will also cover the ways in which proper nutrition can lead to increased muscle and weight development.
COURSE NOTE: Course Fee: $30.00
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
(Elite Volleyball Development) Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities PAL3O1
Do you love the sport of Volleyball? Do the terms "Bump, Set, Spike!" make you excited? Then this course is for you - regardless of your current skill level!

This volleyball-emphasis course will develop your skill set while you engage in physical activities with a focus on volleyball.

Students will apply volleyball movement principles and volleyball sport/game strategies to refine their skills; actively participate in games which will enhance their personal competence and personal fitness.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
(Co-ed) Healthy Active Living Education PPL3O1
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills and will be given opportunities to practise goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.
COURSE NOTE: Course Fee: $10.00
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Biology SBI3C1
This course focuses on the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, genetics, the anatomy of mammals, and the structure of plants and their role in the natural environment. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts and on the skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion) or SNC2P1 - Science (Applied)
Biology SBI3U1
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and will conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity, evolution, genetic processes, the structure and function of animals, and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion)
Chemistry SCH3U1
This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical skills and will investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.
COURSE NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students have successfully completed MPM2D1 before taking this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion)
Physics SPH3U1
Physics is the study of how and why things work or happen the way they do. This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. Students will improve their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, students will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
COURSE NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students have successfully completed MPM2D1 before taking this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion)
Technological Design TDJ3M1
This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. Students will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.
COURSE NOTE: To connect to the Tech Design website with more information, click on the link (to the right of the course)!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology TGJ3M1
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues. Students will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
COURSE NOTE: To view a VIDEO with more information, click on the link (to the right of the course)!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging TGP3M1
A well-crafted photographic image is a powerful communication tool in media, advertising, broadcasting and journalism. This course examines communications technology from a photographic and digital imaging perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce well-composed and edited images. Students will also gain field experience, as they engage with both their school community and the greater St. Catharines community to capture current events and local issues through the still image. Students will use Photoshop advanced editing techniques and will also learn to operate digital SLR cameras. Studio and field photography will be examined and students will learn to use lighting to create professional photographic images. Students will learn what it takes to produce effective meaningful digital photographic images — a skill that can be applied to many career goals including advertising, journalism, business and media. This course qualifies as one senior Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) credit.
COURSE NOTE: To view a VIDEO with more information, click on the link (to the right of the course)!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production TGV3M1
This is an emphasis course of TGJ3M1. This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course places a strong emphasis on broadcast and live video production, electronic news gathering, and pre-recorded, digitally edited television and video projects.
COURSE NOTE: To view a VIDEO with more information, click on the link (to the right of the course)!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Cooperative Education (FULL DAY or 1 co-op each Semester) COOP9
Select COOP9 only if:
-you have already selected COOP8 and you want a full day co-op for one semester next year, OR
-you have already selected COOP 8 ad you want a half day co-op for both semesters next year.

COOP8 is the regular co-op course. COOP9 is only to be used if you want COOP8 and more!

Guidance Counsellors and/or Co-op Teachers will meet with you to identify which option you are interested in and will adjust your timetable accordingly.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: COOP8 - Cooperative Education (1/2 DAY, 2 periods)
Chemistry SCH4C1
This course enables students to develop an understanding of chemistry through the study of matter and qualitative analysis, organic chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical calculations, and chemistry as it relates to the quality of the environment. Students will use a variety of laboratory techniques, will develop skills in data collection and scientific analysis, and will communicate scientific information using appropriate terminology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of chemistry in daily life and the effects of technological applications and processes on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion) or SNC2P1 - Science (Applied)
Physics - College Level - offered every other year (IS offered for 2018-2019) SPH4C1
Physics is the study of how and why things work or happen the way they do. This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore these concepts with respect to motion; mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, energy transformation, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems; and the operation of commonly used tools and machines. Students will develop their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics and solve both assigned problems and those emerging from their investigations. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC2DF - Science (French Immersion) or SNC2P1 - Science (Applied)