SNC2D – Science, Grade 10, Academic


Grade 9 Science, Academic (SNC1D) or Applied (SNC1P)

Course Description

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.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration
Unit 2Biology: Tissues, Organs and Systems of Living Things
Unit 3Chemistry: Chemical Reactions
Unit 4Earth and Space Science: Climate Changes
Unit 5Physics: Light and Geometric Optics