SNC4M University/College Preparation

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Science

Grade 12

SNC2D or any Grade 11 university, university/college, or college preparation course in science

1 Credit

5 Units, 43 learning activities

This course enables students, including those pursuing postsecondary programs outside the sciences, to increase their understanding of science and contemporary social and environmental issues in health-related fields. Students will explore a variety of medical technologies, pathogens and disease, nutritional science, public health issues, and biotechnology. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study and helps refine students’ scientific investigation skills.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Intro to science

Learning Activity 2 Bias and confounding

Learning Activity 3 Vital signs

Learning Activity 4 Spirometry

Learning Activity 5 Medical imaging

Learning Activity 6 Medical devices

Learning Activity 7 Blood


Learning Activity 8 Alternative therapies

Learning Activity 9 Assisted reproductive technologies

Learning Activity 10 Preparing your case studies

Learning Activity 11 Unit 1 assessment