A: Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration

A1: demonstrate scientific investigation skills (related to both inquiry and research) in the four areas of skills (initiating and planning, performing and recording, analysing and interpreting, and communicating);

A1.1: formulate relevant scientific questions about observed relationships, ideas, problems, or issues, make informed predictions, and/or formulate educated hypotheses to focus inquiries or research

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Diffusion
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

A1.5: conduct inquiries, controlling relevant variables, adapting or extending procedures as required, and using appropriate materials and equipment safely, accurately, and effectively, to collect observations and data

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Diffusion
Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram

A1.6: compile accurate data from laboratory and other sources, and organize and record the data, using appropriate formats, including tables, flow charts, graphs, and/or diagrams

Boyle's Law and Charles' Law
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Forest Ecosystem
Mineral Identification
Pendulum Clock
Seasons Around the World

A1.8: synthesize, analyse, interpret, and evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data to determine whether the evidence supports or refutes the initial prediction or hypothesis and whether it is consistent with scientific theory; identify sources of bias and/or error; and suggest improvements to the inquiry to reduce the likelihood of error

Boyle's Law and Charles' Law

A1.10: draw conclusions based on inquiry results and research findings, and justify their conclusions with reference to scientific knowledge

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Diffusion
Pendulum Clock

A1.13: express the results of any calculations involving data accurately and precisely, to the appropriate number of decimal places or significant figures

Unit Conversions 2 - Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

B: Hazards in the Workplace

B2: investigate the nature of workplace hazards and various ways in which workers can protect themselves from these hazards;

B2.2: plan and conduct an inquiry to determine what factors affect rates of chemical reactions (e.g., the concentration of an acid affects its rate of reaction with metals)

Collision Theory

C: Chemicals in Consumer Products

C2: investigate chemical properties of, and chemical reactions used to produce, various consumer products;

C2.1: use appropriate terminology relating to chemical reactions and chemical products, including, but not limited to: synthesis, decomposition, neutralization, polymerization, combustion, single and double displacement, pH, solvent, organic, inorganic, and dilution

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Dehydration Synthesis
Equilibrium and Concentration
Titration

C2.2: use an inquiry process to determine how various conditions affect a chemical reaction, by altering the conditions under which a reaction occurs (e.g., temperature, length of time, amount of reactants, pH of a solution), observing the effects of the alterations, and comparing the outcome and final product of each reaction (e.g., make borax slime, then alter the proportion of the ingredients and measure the impact on properties of the product)

Chemical Equations
Collision Theory
Equilibrium and Concentration

C2.3: prepare dilutions using concentrated solutions, and observe or measure the changes in properties (e.g., pH, colour, viscosity, density)

Titration

C2.4: safely conduct a chemical reaction in order to produce a common household or consumer product (e.g., taffy, shampoo, toothpaste, nylon, lip balm)

Chemical Equations

C2.5: classify various household products on the pH scale, using pH paper, indicator solutions, and/or a pH meter

pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

C3: demonstrate an understanding of chemical reactions, and of properties of chemicals used in common household and workplace products.

C3.1: describe the types of chemical reactions (e.g., synthesis, single displacement, double displacement, decomposition, combustion, polymerization, neutralization) and the signs of chemical change in each

Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Dehydration Synthesis
Equilibrium and Concentration

C3.3: explain the function of the pH scale and how pH test results are interpreted

pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

D: Disease and Its Prevention

D3: demonstrate an understanding of the causes, symptoms, and modes of transmission of various diseases, and of strategies to prevent the spread of disease.

D3.5: explain the differences between bacteria and viruses in terms of their size, structure, and reproduction, and the methods used to control their spread

Virus Lytic Cycle

E: Electricity at Home and Work

E2: investigate common electrical devices, including their energy transformations and consumption;

E2.1: use appropriate terminology related to electricity, including, but not limited to: energy, power, kilowatt-hour, potential difference, current, conductor, short circuit, circuit breaker, fuse, and resistance

Advanced Circuits
Circuits
Electromagnetic Induction
Household Energy Usage

E2.2: draw energy flow diagrams and/or write energy transformation equations that illustrate the energy transformation occurring in household devices, including the production of waste energy (e.g., energy transformations in a digital music player: electrical energy --> kinetic energy + sound energy + light + waste heat energy)

Energy Conversion in a System

E2.4: calculate the electrical energy consumption of two similar appliances (e.g., an old and a new refrigerator), using the power ratings that appear on the appliance, and compare the financial and environmental costs (e.g., carbon dioxide emissions) of running the two appliances

Household Energy Usage

E3: demonstrate an understanding of electrical circuits, common electrical devices, and safety procedures related to electric systems.

E3.1: describe basic electric circuit components, including those that regulate the flow of electricity or are used as safety mechanisms (e.g., switches, bimetallic strips, resistors, ground fault interrupters [GFIs], surge protectors), and explain their layout in an electric circuit

Advanced Circuits
Circuits

E3.2: describe forms of energy (e.g., electrical, mechanical, sound, light, thermal) and the energy transformations that occur in common electrical devices, including production of waste energy (e.g., heat)

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

F: Nutritional Science

F3: demonstrate an understanding of food components and their effects on the human body.

F3.1: identify sources of the principal food nutrients (e.g., carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, fibre), with reference to Canada’s Food Guide, and describe the function of these nutrients in the body

Digestive System

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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