Lighthouse Academy Canada

Lighthouse Academy Canada

SNC1P: Science, Grade 9

Grade: Grade 9
Caredit Hour: 1
Type: Applied
Prerequisites: None
Asynchronous Learning – $449 Synchronous Learning – $749

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his course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science to everyday situations. They are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to the impact of human activity on ecosystems; the structure and properties of elements and compounds; space exploration and the components of the universe; and static and current electricity.

Course Units

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

Assessment and evaluation are based on the provincial expectations and levels of achievement outlined in the provincial curriculum document for each subject in secondary school. A wide range of assessment and evaluation opportunities allows students to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways. This information provides the basis for reporting student grades on the Provincial Report Card. Achievement (reflected in a final mark) will be calculated using the following categories:

Communication: 25%

Knowledge/Understanding: 25%

Thinking: 25%

Application: 25%

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

The student’s grade for the term marks will be based on the most consistent achievement with emphasis on the most recent within each category. Students will also receive descriptive feedback as part of the learning process which may not be assigned a mark. Final Mark = 70% Term + 30% Final Evaluation