SNC2D Academic

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Science

Grade 10


1 Credit

4 Units, 21 learning activities

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 outline

Learning Activity 1 Exploring climate and heat energy transfer

Learning Activity 2 Exploring Earth’s climate change

Learning Activity 3 Understanding the greenhouse effect

Learning Activity 4 Understanding the causes and consequences of climate change

Learning Activity 5 Investigating the Earth’s future climate