Biology 11 is a lab-oriented course focused on the understanding of living world including unity and diversity; evolution; and ecological relationships. adaptation and evolution; microbiology viruses The classification of living things in to kingdoms with as specific focus on the kingdom Monera and kingdom Protista. In the field of plant biology, the study of organizms such as green algae, mosses, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. In the area of animal biology, classes of organisms such as porifera, echinodermata, arthropoda, and vertebrata.
Biology 12 is a lab-oriented course focused on human biology. Starting with cell biology it investigates the structure of the cell, its structures and chemical composition, and the processes that operate within it. The course expands on how these cellular processes relate to the larger systems of the body. This includes the digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system and nervous system, urinary system and reproductive system.
Chemistry 11 is a lab-oriented course. This includes an introduction lab safety, measurement and communication. The course covers matter; its changes, the organization of substances as atoms, molecules and ions. The use of quantitative methods such as the mole concept, molar volume of gases, percent composition, and molarity to predict the results of chemical changes. The study of chemical reactions, atomic theory (periodic table, and chemical bonding); solution chemistry, and organic chemistry (hydrocarbons).
Chemistry 12 is a lab-oriented course that explores the nature of chemical reactions. Students will investigate how this can be applied to produce useful chemical products or generate energy such as heat or electricity. Concepts of chemical reactions such as collision theory,solubility, catalysts and chemical equilibrium are included. Primary areas of investigation relate to Acid/Base reactions, electrochemistry (chemical reactions that use or produce electricity) and common chemical processes such as oxidation.
Earth Science 11
Earth Science 11 is a lab-oriented course that introduces students to the Earth and its environment. The material that make up the Earth and the processes such as weathering, erosion, tectonic motion, and volcanism that act on it. Students will understand the Earth’s history the development of landforms and the science of the oceans and the sky (meteorology). The course includes comparison between our plant and what we know about other planets in the solar system and what the study of astronomy and other space sciences tells us about the development of the universe.
Physics 11 is a lab-oriented course to introduce students to rules that govern the world around them. This includes the basic laws of one-dimensional motion, understanding of forces such as friction and gravity, and concepts such as momentum, energy, power, and efficiency. The motion of waves and how this applies to light and sound. An introduction to geometrical optics, reflection and refraction. The course also covers modern concepts of nuclear fission and fusion, and Einstein’s theory of relativity.
Physics 12 is a lab-oriented course. It expands on Physics 11 by extending the study of motion to 2-dimensions. This includes the study of motion, forces, momentum, energy. It also deals with unique cases such as equilibrium, circular motion as they apply to the motion of the planets(gravitation). The course also has a significant section on the physics of electricity including electric force and electric field, electric potential energy, and electric potential. This includes being able to apply this knowledge to electric circuits, motors, and generators.
Science 10 is lab and activity oriented. Developing students understanding of the limitations of techniques and instruments, discoveries resulting from exploring unexpected events, devising methods of presenting information. Science 10 includes the study of life science (cells, genetics); physical science (chemicals and reactions; electricity and magnetism; radioactivity); Earth and space science (Earth forces).
Science and Technology 11
Science and Technology 11 is an issues-oriented course designed to promote student scientific understanding and analytical skills and apply them to common problems or areas of public debate. These problems are drawn from the areas of; communications and explorations, environment and resources, human requirements and development, and lifestyles, choices, and the future.