Science

Course NameCourse CodeTypeMin GradeDepartmentPrerequisitesDescription
Robotics IDC3O1 Open 11 Science   Robotics. Interdisciplinary studies courses provide students with opportunities to understand the diverse perspectives of and the links among discrete subjects/disciplines and to develop their knowledge and skills beyond the scope of individual disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, and present new findings. Students will integrate general interdisciplinary concepts, skills, models, resources, technologies, and strategies with specific content and approaches from diverse areas of the curriculum, which can be adapted to reflect the context of the specific interdisciplinary studies courses or packages of courses. An important emphasis will be placed on developing information literacy, applying comprehensive research skills and knowledge, and synthesizing methodologies and insights from a variety of disciplines to develop critical- and creative-thinking skills.
Biology SBI3C1 College 11 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW,SNC2P1,

SNC2PU,SNC2PW

This course focuses on the processes involved in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, animal anatomy and physiology, plant structure and physiology, and environmental science. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts and skills needed for further study in the various branches of life sciences and related fields. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Biology SBI3U1 University 11 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW,SNC2D8,

SNC2D3

This course furthers students' understanding of the processes involved in biological systems. Students will study cellular functions, genetic continuity, internal systems and regulation, the diversity of living things, and the anatomy, growth, and functions of plants. This course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
Biology SBI4U1 University 12 Science SBI3U1 This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes associated with biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, evolution, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on achievement of the detailed knowledge and refined skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields. Prerequisite: Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation
Chemistry SCH3U1 University 11 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW,SNC2D8,

SNC2D3

This course focuses on the concepts and theories that form the basis of modern chemistry. Students will study the behaviours of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions; investigate changes and relationships in chemical systems; and explore how chemistry is used in developing new products and processes that effect our lives and our environment. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of chemistry in other branches of science. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
Chemistry SCH4C1 College 12 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW,SNC2P1,

SNC2PU,SNC2PW

This course introduces students to the concepts that form the basis of modern chemistry. Students will study qualitative analysis, quantitative relationships in chemical reactions, organic chemistry and electrochemistry, and chemistry as it relates to the quality of the environment. Students will employ a variety of laboratory techniques, develop skills in data collection and scientific analysis, and communicate scientific information using appropriate terminology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of chemistry in daily life and in the development of new technologies and products. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Chemistry SCH4U1 University 12 Science SCH3U1 This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, energy changes and rates of reaction, chemical systems and equilibrium, electrochemistry, and atomic and molecular structure. Students will further develop problem-solving and laboratory skills as they investigate chemical processes, at the same time refining their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in daily life, and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment. Prerequisite: Chemistry, Grade 11, University Preparation
Earth and Space Science SES4U1 University 12 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW

This course focuses on the Earth as a planet, and on the basic concepts and theories of Earth science and their relevance to everyday life. Students will examine the Earth's place in the solar system and, after a general introduction to Earth science, will explore in more detail the materials of the Earth, its internal and surficial processes, and its history. The course draws on astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics in its consideration of geological processes that can be observed directly or inferred from other evidence. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
Science SNC1D1 Academic 9 Science   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.
Science ESL SNC1D8 Academic 9 Science   ESL: This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.
Science SNC1L1 Locally Developed 9 Science   This course emphasizes reinforcing and strengthening science-related knowledge and skills, including scientific inquiry, critical thinking and the relationship between science, society, and the environment to prepare students for success in everyday life, in the workplace and in the Science Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course. Students explore a range of topics including science in daily life, properties of common materials, life-sustaining processes in simple and complex organisms, and electrical circuits. Students have the opportunity to extend mathematical and scientific process skills and to continue developing their skills in reading, writing, and oral language through relevant and practical science activities.
Science LEAP SNC1L8 Locally Developed 9 Science   LEAP STUDENTS ONLY: This is an introductory course in science that will allow you to learn about the basic concepts involved in biology, chemistry, physics and scientific inquiry.  Each of these topics explore a range of topics including life-sustaining processes in simple and complex organisms, properties of common materials, electrical circuits and science in daily life.  The course is designed to help you develop your mathematical and scientific process skills and to continue developing your skills in reading, writing and oral language through practical and relevant science activities.  You will be asked to design and conduct investigations related to the 4 topics of study allowing you to put your practical problem solving abilities to use and to apply your knowledge of science to everyday situations.  This course will provide you with considerable knowledge in science and prepare you for the next level of study and success in everyday life.  If you wish to continue study science this course prepares you for the Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course.
Science SNC1P1 Applied 9 Science   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.
Science ESL SNC1P8 Applied 9 Science   ESL sensitive. 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.
Science SNC2D1 Academic 10 Science

SNC1D1,SNC1DW,

SNC1D8,SNC1P1

This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop further their skills in scientific inquiry; and to understand the interrelationship among science, technology, and the environment. Students will conduct investigations and understand scientific theories related to: ecology and the maintenance of ecosystems; chemical reactions, with particular attention to acid-base reactions; factors that influence weather systems; and motion. Prerequisite: Grade 9, Applied or Academic Recommended Preparation: Science, Grade 9, Academic
APEX Science - Enriched SNC2D3 Advanced Placement 10 Science SNC1D1,SNC1D3 This course is an enriched SNC2D1.  It is intended for students enrolled in the APEX program.This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop further their skills in scientific inquiry; and to understand the interrelationship among science, technology, and the environment. Students will conduct investigations and understand scientific theories related to: ecology and the maintenance of ecosystems; chemical reactions, with particular attention to acid-base reactions; factors that influence weather systems; and motion. Prerequisite: Grade 9, Applied or Academic Recommended Preparation: Science, Grade 9, Academic
Science ESL SNC2D8 Academic 10 Science

SNC1D1,SNC1D8,

SNC1P1,SNC1P8

ESL Sensitive. This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop further their skills in scientific inquiry; and to understand the interrelationship among science, technology, and the environment. Students will conduct investigations and understand scientific theories related to: ecology and the maintenance of ecosystems; chemical reactions, with particular attention to acid-base reactions; factors that influence weather systems; and motion. Prerequisite: Grade 9, Applied or Academic Recommended Preparation: Science, Grade 9, Academic
Science SNC2L1 Locally Developed 10 Science SNC1L1 This course emphasizes reinforcing and strengthening science-related knowledge and skills, including scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and the environmental impact of science and technology, to prepare students for success in everyday life, in the workplace and in the Science Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course. Students explore a range of topics including science in the media, interactions of common materials, interdependence of organisms in communities, and using electrical energy. Students have the opportunity to extend mathematical and scientific process skills and to continue developing their skills in reading, writing, and oral language through relevant and practical science activities. Recommended Preparation: A Grade 9 Science credit
Science LEAP SNC2L8 Locally Developed 10 Science SNC1L8  LEAP STUDENTS ONLY: This course emphasizes reinforcing and strengthening science-related knowledge and skills, including scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and the environmental impact of science and technology, to prepare students for success in everyday life, in the workplace, and in the Grade 11 Science Workplace
Preparation course. Students explore a range of topics, including science in media, interactions of common materials, interdependence of organisms in communities, and using electrical energy.
Science SNC2P1 Applied 10 Science

SNC1P1,SNC1D1,

SNC1PW,SNC1DW

This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop further their practical skills in scientific investigation; and to apply their knowledge of science to real-world situations. Students will design and conduct investigations into everyday problems and issues related to ecological sustainability, chemical reactions, weather systems, and motion. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 9, Applied or Academic Recommended Preparation: Science, Grade 9, Applied
Science ESL SNC2P8 Applied 10 Science

SNC1P1,SNC1D1,

SNC1PW,SNC1DW

ESL Sensitive. This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics; to develop further their practical skills in scientific investigation; and to apply their knowledge of science to real-world situations. Students will design and conduct investigations into everyday problems and issues related to ecological sustainability, chemical reactions, weather systems, and motion. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 9, Applied or Academic Recommended Preparation: Science, Grade 9, Applied
Physics SPH3U1 University 11 Science

SNC2D1,SNC2DU,

SNC2DW,SNC2D8,

SNC2D3

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will study the laws of dynamics and explore different kinds of forces, the quantification of forms of energy (mechanical, sound, light, thermal, and electrical), and the way energy is transformed and transmitted. They will develop scientific-inquiry skills as they verify accepted laws and solve both assigned problems and those emerging from their investigations. Students will also analyze the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment. Prerequisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
AP Physics (Part 1) University SPH3UO University 11 Science SNC2D This course is Part 1 of AP Physics and it will run in semester 1. It should be combined with SPH4U0 (AP Physics- Part 2) which will run in semester 2.
These 2 courses will help prepare you for the AP Physics exam in May.
AP Physics (Part 2) - University SPH4U0 University 12 Science SPH3U3 This is Part 2 of AP Physics and it will run in semester 2. It should be taken in combination with SPH3U3 (AP Physics- Part 1) which will run in semester 1. These courses will help prepare you for the AP Physics exam in May. This course enables students to deepen their understanding of physics concepts and theories. Students will continue their exploration of energy transformations and the forces that affect motion, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation. Students will also explore the wave nature of light, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. They will further develop their scientific investigation skills, learning, for example, how to analyse, qualitatively and quantitatively, data relating to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
Physics SPH4U1 University 12 Science SPH3U1 This course enables students to deepen their understanding of the concepts and theories of physics. Students will explore further the laws of dynamics and energy transformations, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields; electromagnetic radiation; and the interface between energy and matter. They will further develop inquiry skills, learning, for example, how the interpretation of experimental data can provide indirect evidence to support the development of a scientific model. Students will also consider the impact on society and the environment of technological applications of physics. Prerequisite: Physics, Grade 11, University Preparation

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