Selecting Science Courses

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Selecting Science Courses
T.L. Kennedy S. S.
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Grade 11
University Biology
(SBI3U0)
Grade 12
University Biology
(SBI4U0)
Grade 9
Academic Science
(SNC1D0)
Grade 10
Academic Science
(SNC2D0)
Grade 11 University
Chemistry
(SCH3U0)
Grade 12 University
Chemistry
(SCH4U0)
Grade 9
Applied Science
(SNC1P0)
Grade 10
Applied Science
(SNC2P0)
Grade 11
University Physics
(SPH3U0)
Grade 12
College Chemistry
(SCH4C0)
Grade 11
College Biology
(SBI3C0)
Grade 12
University Physics
(SPH4U0)
Grade 11
Environmental
Science for
Workplace (SVN3E0)
Grade 12
College Physics
(SPH4C0)
Grade 9
English Language
Learner Science
(SNC1PL)
Grade 9 Academic Science (SNC1D0)
• In this course, you learn about Ecology, Chemistry, Electricity
and Astronomy.
• We go on field trips, you learn about the periodic table and do
experiments with chemicals, you will build electric circuits and
you will learn about our solar system and stars.
• With this course, you can go onto grade 10 academic science
or grade 10 applied science
• Academic courses have more emphasis on theory and
learning details and facts but still include hands on activities.
Academic courses are required for University courses in grade
11.
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Grade 9 Applied Science (SNC1P0)
• In this course, you learn about Ecology, Chemistry, Electricity
and Astronomy.
• We go on field trips, you learn about the periodic table and do
experiments with chemicals, you will build electric circuits and
you will learn about our solar system and stars.
• With this course, you can go onto grade 10 academic science
or grade 10 applied science. If switching to academic, a 70%
average is recommended.
• Applied courses have more emphasis on practical activities
with less emphasis on theory. With applied courses, you
typically take college level courses in grade 11.
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Grade 9 Applied Science for English
Language Learners. (SNC1PL)
• In this course, you learn about Ecology, Chemistry, Electricity
and Astronomy with an emphasis on literacy skills.
• We go on field trips, you learn about the periodic table and do
experiments with chemicals, you will build electric circuits and
you will learn about our solar system and stars.
• With this course, you can go onto grade 10 academic science
or grade 10 applied science. If switching to academic, an 80%
average is recommended.
• Applied courses have more emphasis on practical activities
with less emphasis on theory. With applied courses, you
typically take college level courses in grade 11.
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Grade 10 Academic Science (SNC2D0)
• In this course, you learn about Tissues, Chemistry, Optics and
Climate Change.
• We do dissections, you learn about the chemical reactions and
do experiments with acids and bases, you will do experiments
with light, lenses and mirrors and you will learn about our
impact on the environment
• With this course, you can go onto grade 11 University Biology,
Chemistry and Physics. It is recommended that you have an
average of 60% to continue in the sciences.
• Grade 9 and 10 gave you a taste of all the sciences. In grade
11 the courses become specialized. Taking all three in grade
11 gives you more choice in grade 12.
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Grade 10 Applied Science (SNC2P0)
• In this course, you learn about Tissues, Chemistry, Optics and
Climate Change.
• We do dissections, you learn about the chemical reactions and
do experiments with acids and bases, you will do experiments
with light, lenses and mirrors and you will learn about our
impact on the environment
• With this course, you can go onto grade 11 College Biology,
grade 12 College Chemistry, grade 12 College Physics or
grade 11 Environmental Science for Workplace.
• Grade 9 and 10 gave you a taste of all the sciences. In grade
11 the courses become specialized.
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Grade 11 University Biology (SBI3U0)
• In this course, you learn aboutbiodiversity, genetic
processes, evolution, the structure and function of
animals, and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants.
• We do dissections, microscope labs, computer
simulations, and investigate current issues in biology.
• With this course, you can go onto grade 12 University
Biology. It is recommended that you have an average of
60% to continue in grade 12 University Biology.
• University Programs that typically require University
Biology are: Forensics, Biotechnology, Nursing, Genetics,
Kinesiology.
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Grade 11 University Chemistry (SCH3U0)
•
In this course, you learn about chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions,
calculations in chemical reactions, solutions, and gases. You will also learn about
common lab equipment and how to use it.
•
We do a variety of hands on labs, simulations and other activities and assignments
to help you understand the core concepts covered in the curriculum.
•
With this course, you can go onto grade 12 University Chemistry. It is recommended
that you have an average of 60% to continue in grade 12 University Chemistry.
•
University Programs that typically require University Chemistry are:
•
Biochemistry
•
Chemical Engineer
•
Toxicology
•
Biology (recommended)
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Grade 11 University Physics (SPH3U0)
• In this course, you learn about Kinematics, Forces, Energy and
Society, Waves and Sound and Electricity and Magnetism
• We do many hands on experiments, do debates, build models,
do presentations and learn problem solving skills.
• With this course, you can go onto grade 12 University Physics.
It is recommended that you have an average of 60% to
continue in grade 12 University Physics.
• University Programs that typically require University Physics
are: Engineering, Kinesiology, Computer Science, Architecture,
Medical Sciences and Science.
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Grade 11 College Biology (SBI3C0)
• In this course, you learn aboutcellular biology, microbiology,
genetics, the anatomy of mammals, and the structure and role
of plants in the natural environment.
• We do dissections, microscope labs, labs, simulations, and
investigate current issues in biology.
• If you did not take grade 10 academic science, this is the last
biology course you can take. If you still want to try science
courses, you can continue in grade 12 College Chemistry and
Physics.
• College Programs that typically require College Biology are:
Microbiology , Environmental Technology, Medical Laboratory
Technology, Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology,
Nursing.
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Grade 11 Environmental Science Workplace (SVN3E0)
• In this course, you learn about: Our impact on the
environment, human health, energy conservation, natural
resource management and safety in the workplace
• We do hands on activities, computer simulations and research
activities.
• At the end of this course, you are prepared to work in science
related jobs. If you still want to take science courses, you can
consider taking the College level courses in grades 11 and 12.
• Workplace examples include: warehouse employee, food
industry, manufacturing industry and personal care industry
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Grade 12 University Biology (SBI4U0)
• In this course, you learn about biochemistry, metabolic
processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and
population dynamics
• We do field trips, labs, host guest speakers and
investigate current issues in biology.
• Career possibilities include: Microbiologist,
Environmental Engineering, Geneticist, Occupational
Therapist, Nurse.
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Grade 12 University Chemistry (SCH4U0)
• In this course, you learn about organic molecules and how they behave,
the structure and properties of matter, Energy changes and Rates of
Reactionsin chemical systems , Equilibrium, as well as Electrochemistry.
• We doa variety of hands on labs and activities using both traditional
equipment and probeware technology to collect and analyze data; a
variety of assignments that foster your learning both independently
and collaboratively.
• Career possibilities include:
• Biochemistry
• Chemical Engineer
• Toxicology
• Biology (recommended)
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Grade 12 College Chemistry (SCH4C0)
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In this course, you learn about:
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matter and how it can be studied, and used to learn about other unknown substances;
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organic molecules and their roles in chemistry as well as living things;
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electrochemistry and how it is used in every applications like gold plating etc.;
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calculations and how they are used in manufacturing chemicals;
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how, and what role chemistry plays in the environmentand its sustainability .
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We do a variety of labs and simulations that support what we learn in class.
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If you did not take grade 10 academic science, this is the last chemistry course you can take.
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College Programs that typically require College Chemistry are:
•
chemical lab technician
•
veterinary technician
•
pharmacy technician
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Grade 12 University Physics (SPH4U0)
• In this course, you learn about Dynamics, Energy and
Momentum, Fields, Wave Nature of Light and
Revolutions in Modern Physics.
• We: do extensive problem solving, build models, do lab
activities in real and simulated environments, analyze
roller coasters and learn about the physical world in
interest capturing detail.
• Career possibilities include: Professor, Engineer,
Architect, Sports Medicine, Aircraft Design, Pilot, Car
Design, Urban Planning, Medical Technologist and
Astrophysicist
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Grade 12 College Physics (SPH4C0)
• In this course, you learn about: motion, mechanical
systems, electricity and magnetism, energy
transformations and hydraulic and pneumatic systems
• We do many hands on experiments, build models, do
presentations, use computer simulations and learn
problem solving skills.
• If you did not take grade 10 academic science, this is the
last physics course you can take.
• College Programs that typically require College Physics
are: Electrician, Computer Technologist, Electronics
Repair and Car Mechanic
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