Course Title: Science, Grade 9, Academic (SNC1D)
Course Code: SNC1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: Science

Course Description

This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.

Course Outline
  • SNC1D Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to SNC1D Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Formulate Scientific Questions Related to Human Activity and Hypotheses(Part 1)(A1.1 B1.1)
  • U1L2 Formulate Scientific Questions Related to Human Activity and Hypotheses(Part 2)(A1.1 B1.1)
  • U1L3 Effectiveness of Government Initiatives and Efforts of Societal Groups or Non-governmental Organizations (Part 1)(A1.2 B1.2)
  • U1L4 Effectiveness of Government Initiatives and Efforts of Societal Groups or Non-governmental Organizations (Part 2)(A1.2 B1.2)
  • U1L5 Print, Electronic, and Human Sources with Appropriate Terminology(A1.3 B2.1)
  • U1L6 Interpret Data of Safe Practices and Procedures(A1.4 B2.2)
  • U1L7 An Investigation about Influence on soil composition or soil fertility(Part 1)(B2.3)
  • U1L8 An Investigation about Influence on soil composition or soil fertility(Part 2)(B2.3)
  • U1L9 An Investigation about Influence on water quality (Part 1)(B2.4)
  • U1L10 An Investigation about Influence on water quality (Part 2)(B2.4)
  • U1L11 An Investigation about Influence on water quality (Part 3)(B2.4)
  • U1L12 Effect of Human Activity on the Populations of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems (Part 1)(B2.5)
  • U1L13 Effect of Human Activity on the Populations of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems (Part 2)(B2.5)
  • U1L14 Biotic and Abiotic Characteristics(B3.1)
  • U1L15 Complementary Processes of Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis(B3.2)
  • U1L16 Factors of Ecosystems(B3.3)
  • U1L17 Earth’s Four Spheres(B3.4)
  • U1L18 Factors Related to Human Activity that have an Impact on Ecosystems(Part 1)(B3.5)
  • U1L19 Factors Related to Human Activity that have an Impact on Ecosystems(Part 2)(B3.5)
  • U1L20 Usefulness of and the Hazards(C1.1)
  • U1L21 Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts(C1.2)
  • U1L22 Appropriate Terminology(C2.1)
  • U1L23 Physical and Chemical Properties of Common Elements and Compounds(C2.2)
  • U1L24 Unit Review
  • Finish and Hand in SNC1D Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SNC1D Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to SNC1D Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 An Investigation about Common Substances Found or Used(A1.5 C2.3)
  • U2L2 Gather, Organize and Record the Data from Chemical Tests(Part 1)(A1.6 C2.4)
  • U2L3 Gather, Organize and Record the Data from Chemical Tests(Part 2)(A1.6 C2.4)
  • U2L4 Research Topics and Construct Molecular Models(A1.7 C2.5)
  • U2L5 Analyse and Interpret data from Atomic Models(Part 1)(A1.8 C3.1)
  • U2L6 Analyse and Interpret data from Atomic Models(Part 2)(A1.8 C3.1)
  • U2L7 Characteristics of Neutrons, Protons and Electrons(Part 1)(C3.2)
  • U2L8 Characteristics of Neutrons, Protons and Electrons(Part 2)(C3.2)
  • U2L9 Elements and Compounds(Part 1)(C3.3)
  • U2L10 Elements and Compounds(Part 2)(C3.3)
  • U2L11 Elements and Compounds(Part 3)(C3.3)
  • U2L12 Characteristic Physical and Chemical Properties of Common Elements and Compounds (Part 1)(C3.4)
  • U2L13 Characteristic Physical and Chemical Properties of Common Elements and Compounds (Part 2)(C3.4)
  • U2L14 Characteristic Physical and Chemical Properties of Common Elements and Compounds (Part 3)(C3.4)
  • U2L15 Patterns in the Arrangements of Electrons(Part 1)(C3.5)
  • U2L16 Patterns in the Arrangements of Electrons(Part 2)(C3.5)
  • U2L17 Structure and Position of an Element(C3.6)
  • U2L18 Physical Properties of Elements(C3.7)
  • U2L19 Symbols and Formulae(C3.8)
  • U2L20 Contributions of Canadian Governments, Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals(D1.1)
  • U2L21 Costs, Hazards, and Benefits of Space Exploration(D1.2)
  • U2L22 Use Appropriate Terminology(D2.1)
  • U2L23 Use Direct Observation, Computer Simulation or Star Charts(D2.2)
  • U2L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in SNC1D Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SNC1D Unit2 Online Test
  • SNC1D Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to SNC1D Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 An Investigation about Celestial Objects Visible in the Night Sky(Part 1)(A1.9 D2.3)
  • U3L2 An Investigation about Celestial Objects Visible in the Night Sky(Part 2)(A1.9 D2.3)
  • U3L3 Data and Conclusions(Part 1)(A1.10 D2.4)
  • U3L4 Data and Conclusions(Part 2)(A1.10 D2.4)
  • U3L5 Communicate Ideas, Plans, Procedures, Results, and Conclusions with Celestial Objects(A1.11 D2.5)
  • U3L6 Origin and Evolution of the Universe(A1.12 D3.1)
  • U3L7 Formation of the Solar System(Part 1)(D3.2)
  • U3L8 Formation of the Solar System(Part 2)(D3.2)
  • U3L9 Components of the Solar System and the Universe(Part 1)(D3.3)
  • U3L10 Components of the Solar System and the Universe(Part 2)(D3.3)
  • U3L11 Components of the Solar System and the Universe(Part 3)(D3.3)
  • U3L12 Sun’s Composition and Energy Source(Part 1)(D3.4)
  • U3L13 Sun’s Composition and Energy Source(Part 2)(D3.4)
  • U3L14 Sun’s Composition and Energy Source(Part 3)(D3.4)
  • D3L15 Astronomical Phenomena(D3.5)
  • D3L16 Reasons for Studying Space and Conceptions of the Universe(D3.6)
  • D3L17 The Design of a Technological Device(E1.1)
  • D3L18 Implications of the Production of Electrical Energy(E1.2)
  • D3L19 Produce a Plan of Action(E1.3)
  • D3L20 Use Appropriate Terminology(Part 1)(E2.1)
  • D3L21 Use Appropriate Terminology(Part 2)(E2.1)
  • D3L22 Transfer of Static Electric Charges(E2.2)
  • D3L23 The Ability to Hold or Transfer Electric Charges(E2.3)
  • D3L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in SNC1D Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SNC1D Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to SNC1D Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Calculate the Conductivity of Various Materials( Part 1)(A1.13 E2.4)
  • U4L2 Calculate the Conductivity of Various Materials( Part 2)(A1.13 E2.4)
  • U4L3 Education and Training for Careers Related to Circuit(A2.1 E2.5)
  • U4L4 Effects of Adding an Identical Load by Scientists(Part 1)(A2.2 E2.6)
  • U4L5 Effects of Adding an Identical Load by Scientists(Part 2)(A2.2 E2.6)
  • U4L6 Current, Potential Difference, and Resistance(Part 1)( E2.7)
  • U4L7 Current, Potential Difference, and Resistance(Part 2)( E2.7)
  • U4L8 Solve Problems by Using the Quantitative Relationship V = IR (Part 1)( E2.8)
  • U4L9 Solve Problems by Using the Quantitative Relationship V = IR (Part 2)( E2.8)
  • U4L10 Solve Problems by Using the Quantitative Relationship V = IR (Part 3)( E2.8)
  • U4L11 Energy Consumption and Opearting Cost of Appliances (Part 1)( E2.9)
  • U4L12 Energy Consumption and Opearting Cost of Appliances (Part 2)( E2.9)
  • U4L13 Efficiency of an Energy Converter ( E2.10)
  • U4L14 Electrical Quantities( E3.1)
  • U4L15 Characteristics of Conductors and Insulators( E3.2)
  • U4L16 Compare and Contrast Static Electricity (Part 1)(E3.3)
  • U4L17 Compare and Contrast Static Electricity (Part 2)(E3.3)
  • U4L18 The Components of a Simple DC Circuit(E3.4)
  • U4L19 Characteristics of Electric Current, Potential Difference, and Resistance(Part 1)(E3.5)
  • U4L20 Characteristics of Electric Current, Potential Difference, and Resistance(Part 2)(E3.5)
  • U4L21 Interrelationships between Resistance, Potential Difference, and Electric Current(E3.6)
  • U4L22 Different Meters(E3.7)
  • U4L23 Factors that Influence the Resistance of an Rlectrical Circuit(E3.8)
  • U4L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in SNC1D Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SNC1D Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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