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Course Information

All Grade 10 courses

Science - SNC2D

ILC Course Code: SNC2D-B

Grade 10, Academic, 1.0 credit

Science (SNC1P-B) or
Science (SNC1D-A)

Course Description

This course enables you to enhance your understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. You are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. You will plan and conduct investigations and develop your understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid-base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter. You will conduct an online frog dissection using the virtual dissection tool. You will also observe red blood cells in the virtual microscope.

Online Submission

Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: Earth's Dynamic Climate

Lesson 1 - Climate and Heat Energy Transfer

Lesson 2 - Earth's Climate System

Lesson 3 - The Greenhouse Effect

Lesson 4 - Climate Change: Causes and Consequences

Lesson 5 - What Can Be Done About Climate Change?

Unit 2: Chemical Reactions and their Practical Applications

Lesson 6 - Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds

Lesson 7 - When Chemicals React

Lesson 8 - Chemical Reactions and Mass Balance

Lesson 9 - Properties of Acids and Bases

Lesson 10 - A World of Chemistry

Unit 3: Biology: Tissues, Organs, and Systems

Lesson 11 - From Cell to Clone

Lesson 12 - Cell Division

Lesson 13 - Cells That Specialize

Lesson 14 - Organ Systems

Lesson 15 - Your Functioning Body: Organ Systems Working Together

Unit 4: Physics: Light and Geometric Optics

Lesson 16 - See the Light: Properties and Sources

Lesson 17 - Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Plane and Curved

Lesson 18 - Refraction: Why Things Aren't Always as They Appear

Lesson 19 - Let's Get Focused: Forming Images with Lenses

Lesson 20 - Optical Devices

This is the English version of the course.

Click here to view the French version of the course.