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Science  -  SNC1D1
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. The biology portion of the grade 9 science curriculum will be extended to include Bit Idea of the AP curriculum
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9

Science - Pre AP  - 
SNC1D2
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. The biology portion of the grade 9 science curriculum will be extended to include Big Idea 2 of the AP curriculum, organisms must exchange matter with the environment to grow, reproduce and maintain organization; as wells as, all biological systems are affected by complex biotic and abiotic interactions.
COURSE NOTE: Students selecting this course may be reviewed by the Science department to ensure that this is a suitable selection. 80% or higher in grade 8 science is recommended.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9

Science - ESL  - 
SNC1DL
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.
COURSE NOTE: Adapted for English Language Learners, however all expectations for the course are still at the academic level.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9

Science  - 
SNC1L1
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.
COURSE NOTE: Principal's permission is required.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 9

Science  - 
SNC1P1
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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 9

Science  - 
SNC2D1
This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their 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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1D1 - Science - Academic or SNC1DL - Science - ESL, Academic

Science - pre AP  - 
SNC2D2
This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their 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. The biology portion of the grade 10 science curriculum will be extended to include Big idea 4 of the AP curriculum: biological systems interact, and these systems and their interactions possess complex properties
COURSE NOTE: Students selecting this course may be reviewed by the Science department to ensure that it is a suitable selection. 80% or higher in grade 9 academic science is recommended.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1D1 - Science - Academic or SNC1DL - Science - ESL, Academic

Science - ESL  - 
SNC2DL
This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their 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.
COURSE NOTE: Adapted for English Language Learners, however all expectations for the course are still at the academic level.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1D1 - Science - Academic or SNC1DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC1P1 - Science - Applied

Science  - 
SNC2L1
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
COURSE NOTE: Principal's permission is required. A grade 9 science course is recommended but not required.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 10

Science  - 
SNC2P1
This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science in real-world situations. Students are given opportunities to develop further practical skills in scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into everyday problems and issues related to human cells and body systems; chemical reactions; factors affecting climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1D1 - Science - Academic or SNC1DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC1P1 - Science - Applied

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: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science - Academic or SNC2DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC2P1 - Science - Applied

Biology  - 
SBI3U1
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and 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: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science - Academic or SNC2DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC2D2 - Science - pre AP

Biology - Pre-AP  - 
SBI3U2
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and 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. In addition to course content of SBI3U1 (areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants), this course prepares students for AP biology course (SBI4U2) in grade 12. The Pre-AP biology course is designed to enable the student to develop advanced inquiry and reasoning skills and to extend the concepts of evolution, genetic processes and biodiversity.
COURSE NOTE: Students selecting this course may be reviewed by the Science department to ensure that it is a suitable selection. Recommended that 80% was achieved in SNC2D2.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science - Academic or SNC2DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC2D2 - Science - pre AP

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 investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science - Academic or SNC2DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC2D2 - Science - pre AP

Physics  - 
SPH3U1
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. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2D1 - Science - Academic or SNC2DL - Science - ESL, Academic or SNC2D2 - Science - pre AP

Biology  - 
SBI4U1
This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that SCH3U1 (grade 11 Chemistry) be completed prior to enrollment in this course, but it is not a requirement.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SBI3U1 - Biology or SBI3U2 - Biology - Pre-AP

Biology - AP  - 
SBI4U2
This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields. In addition to the course content of SBI4U1 (areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics), the AP Biology course is designed to enable the student to develop advanced inquiry and reasoning skills, such as designing a plan for collecting data, analyzing data, applying mathematical routines, and connecting concepts in and across domains. The result will be readiness for the study of advanced topics in subsequent college courses—a goal of every AP course.

The key concepts and related content that define the AP Biology course and exam are organized around a few underlying principles called the big ideas, which encompass the core scientific principles, theories and processes governing living organisms and biological systems (Big Idea 1: Evolution, Big Idea 2: Cellular Processes: Energy and Communication, Big Idea 3: Genetics and Information Transfer and Big Idea 4: Interactions).
COURSE NOTE: Grade 11 pre-AP biology is the preferred pre-requisite. Students selecting this course may be reviewed by the Science department to ensure that it is a suitable selection. It is highly recommended that SCH3U1 (grade 11 Chemistry) be completed prior to enrollment in this course but it is not required.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SBI3U2 - Biology - Pre-AP

Chemistry  - 
SCH4U1
This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and rates of reaction, equilibrium in chemical systems, and electrochemistry. Students will further develop their problem-solving and investigation skills as they investigate chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SCH3U1 - Chemistry

Physics  - 
SPH4U1
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 related to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: SPH3U1 - Physics
 
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