Science 10


Science 10 is an overview course covering science safety, chemistry, biology, earth science, and physics. View the complete Learning Outcomes: Science 10

It is recommended that students complete Science 9 or equivalent prior to enrolling in this course.  

Science 10 Course Outline


First Assignment

  • Lab Safety Unit, Cell Structure & Function Review

Module 1 Biology

  • Cell Structure & Function, Nucleus & DNA
  • Genes & Chromosomes, Mendelian Genetics
  • Genetic Mutations Inheritance & Adaptability
  • Module 1 Exam

Module 2 Chemistry

  • Lab Safety, Naming Compounds & Writing Formulas
  • Conservation of Mass, Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions
  • Types of Chemical Reactions; Acids, Bases & Salts
  • Radiation and Nuclear Reactions
  • Module 2 Exam

Module 3 Physics

  • What is Energy?, Energy Conservation
  • Our Energy Future, Work
  • Calculating Energy, Problem Solving
  • Module 3 Exam

Module 4 Earth Science

  • Dissecting the Universe, Formation of the Universe
  • Stars, Formation of the Solar System
  • The Sun’s Energy, Astronomical Data & Collection Methods
  • Module 4 Exam

FINAL EXAM

  • Must be supervised at your school or an approved testing center.

Assessment

  • First Assignment:                        10%
  • Quizzes:                                        40%
  • Module (“Big Idea”) Exams:       40%
  • Final Exam:                                   10%

Required Resources: There is no textbook for this course.

BC Performance Standards