SNC1D – Science, Grade 9, Academic



Course Description

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.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration
Unit 2Chemistry: Atoms, Elements and Compounds
Unit 3Biology: Sustainable Ecosystems
Unit 4Earth and Space Science: the Study of the Universe
Unit 5Physics: The Characteristics of Electricity