Science 10

This academic science program builds on the knowledge, skills and attitudes developed in the grade 9 science program. The units of study are: Energy and Matter in Chemical Change, Energy Flow in Technological Systems, Cycling of Matter in Living Systems, and Energy Flow in Global Systems.

Science 10 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. This Advanced Placement course is required as a pre-requisite to continue in one or more of Biology 20 AP, Chemistry 20 AP or Physics 20 AP. The units of study are: Energy and Matter in Chemical Change, Energy Flow in Technological Systems, Cycling of Matter in Living Systems, and Energy Flow in Global Systems. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Science 14

This is a general science program designed for students seeking to satisfy high school diploma science requirements. The units of study are: Investigating the Properties of Matter (chemistry), Energy Transfer Technologies (chemistry and physics), From Life to Lifestyles (biology), and Matter and Energy in the Biosphere (biology and chemistry).

Science 20

This program is an integrated, academic science program that explores concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences. It is designed for students enrolling in non-science fields at post-secondary institutions. The units of study are: The Changing Earth, Changes in Living Systems, Chemical Changes, and Changes in Motion.

Science 24

This is a general science program designed for students seeking to satisfy high school diploma science requirements as part of their general education. The units of study are: Applications of Matter and Chemical Change, Understanding Common Energy Conversion Systems, Disease Defence and Human Health, and Motion, Change and Transportation Safety.

Science 30

The units of study are: Living Systems Respond to Their Environment, Chemistry in the Environment, Electromagnetic Energy, and Energy and the Environment. This is a Diploma Exam course and can be used by a number of post-secondary schools as an entrance requirement. Check with individual programs for that school’s requirements.

Biology 20

The units of study are: Matter and Energy Exchange in the Biosphere, Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, and Human Systems.

Biology 20 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. The units of study are: Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, and Human Systems. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Biology 30

The units of study are: Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Reproduction and Development, Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology, and Population and Community Dynamics.

Biology 30 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course.This course completes the Advanced Placement Biology curriculum. Students registering in Biology 30 AP must also register in Biology 35 AP.

The units of study are: Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Reproduction and Development, Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology and Population and Community Dynamics. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Biology 35 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. Students registering in Biology 35 AP must also register in Biology 30 AP. Students will cover material from the AP program of studies that is not covered by the Alberta Curriculum. The units of study are evolution and genetics. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies. The optional field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre is completed in Biology 35.

Chemistry 20

The units of study are: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding, Forms of Matter: Gases, Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases, and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes.

Chemistry 20 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Chemistry is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. The units of study are: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding, Atomic Structure and Periodicity, Solids and Liquids, Forms of Matter: Gases, Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases, and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes.

Chemistry 30

The units of study are: Thermochemical changes, Electrochemical changes, Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds, and Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems.

Chemistry 30 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Chemistry is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university chemistry course.

Students registering in Chemistry 30 AP must also register in Chemistry 35 AP.

The units of study are: Thermochemical Changes, Electrochemical Changes, Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds, and Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems.

Chemistry 35 AP

This course completes the Advanced Placement Chemistry curriculum. The units of study are: reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry in nonstandard conditions and buffer and solubility equilibria.

Physics 20

The units of study are: Kinematics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Dynamics, and Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves.

Physics 20 AP

The Advanced Placement Physics is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university Physics course. The units of study are: Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves, Fluid Dynamics and Circuits.

Physics 30

The units of study are: Momentum and Impulse, Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Radiation, and Atomic Physics.

Physics 30 AP

The Advanced Placement Physics is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university Physics course. The units of study are: Momentum and Impulse, Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Radiation, Atomic Physics, Electrical Circuits and Thermodynamics. To assist students in preparing for the Physics AP exam in May, tutorials will be offered between February and May when the Physics AP exam is written.

Science

Science 10

This academic science program builds on the knowledge, skills and attitudes developed in the grade 9 science program. The units of study are: Energy and Matter in Chemical Change, Energy Flow in Technological Systems, Cycling of Matter in Living Systems, and Energy Flow in Global Systems.

Science 10 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. This Advanced Placement course is required as a pre-requisite to continue in one or more of Biology 20 AP, Chemistry 20 AP or Physics 20 AP. The units of study are: Energy and Matter in Chemical Change, Energy Flow in Technological Systems, Cycling of Matter in Living Systems, and Energy Flow in Global Systems. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Science 14

This is a general science program designed for students seeking to satisfy high school diploma science requirements. The units of study are: Investigating the Properties of Matter (chemistry), Energy Transfer Technologies (chemistry and physics), From Life to Lifestyles (biology), and Matter and Energy in the Biosphere (biology and chemistry).

Science 20

This program is an integrated, academic science program that explores concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences. It is designed for students enrolling in non-science fields at post-secondary institutions. The units of study are: The Changing Earth, Changes in Living Systems, Chemical Changes, and Changes in Motion.

Science 24

This is a general science program designed for students seeking to satisfy high school diploma science requirements as part of their general education. The units of study are: Applications of Matter and Chemical Change, Understanding Common Energy Conversion Systems, Disease Defence and Human Health, and Motion, Change and Transportation Safety.

Science 30

The units of study are: Living Systems Respond to Their Environment, Chemistry in the Environment, Electromagnetic Energy, and Energy and the Environment. This is a Diploma Exam course and can be used by a number of post-secondary schools as an entrance requirement. Check with individual programs for that school’s requirements.

Biology 20

The units of study are: Matter and Energy Exchange in the Biosphere, Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, and Human Systems.

Biology 20 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. The units of study are: Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, and Human Systems. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Biology 30

The units of study are: Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Reproduction and Development, Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology, and Population and Community Dynamics.

Biology 30 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course.This course completes the Advanced Placement Biology curriculum. Students registering in Biology 30 AP must also register in Biology 35 AP.

The units of study are: Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Reproduction and Development, Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology and Population and Community Dynamics. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies.

Biology 35 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Biology is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. Students registering in Biology 35 AP must also register in Biology 30 AP. Students will cover material from the AP program of studies that is not covered by the Alberta Curriculum. The units of study are evolution and genetics. Students will complete the AP Inquiry Based labs that fit the program of studies. The optional field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre is completed in Biology 35.

Chemistry 20

The units of study are: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding, Forms of Matter: Gases, Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases, and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes.

Chemistry 20 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Chemistry is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university course. The units of study are: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding, Atomic Structure and Periodicity, Solids and Liquids, Forms of Matter: Gases, Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases, and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes.

Chemistry 30

The units of study are: Thermochemical changes, Electrochemical changes, Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds, and Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems.

Chemistry 30 AP

This program is recommended for highly motivated and capable students. The AP Chemistry is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university chemistry course.

Students registering in Chemistry 30 AP must also register in Chemistry 35 AP.

The units of study are: Thermochemical Changes, Electrochemical Changes, Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds, and Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems.

Chemistry 35 AP

This course completes the Advanced Placement Chemistry curriculum. The units of study are: reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry in nonstandard conditions and buffer and solubility equilibria.

Physics 20

The units of study are: Kinematics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Dynamics, and Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves.

Physics 20 AP

The Advanced Placement Physics is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university Physics course. The units of study are: Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves, Fluid Dynamics and Circuits.

Physics 30

The units of study are: Momentum and Impulse, Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Radiation, and Atomic Physics.

Physics 30 AP

The Advanced Placement Physics is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college/university Physics course. The units of study are: Momentum and Impulse, Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Radiation, Atomic Physics, Electrical Circuits and Thermodynamics. To assist students in preparing for the Physics AP exam in May, tutorials will be offered between February and May when the Physics AP exam is written.