BC Science 9: Connections Student Edition

© 2016
by Van Chau, Paul Britton, Rosalind Poon, Lionel Sandner, Nancy Mcaleer, Gregg Jennens

1st Edition Active, In-Print Book
9781259650697 1259650693

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BC Science Connections

Inspire -all new curriculum-aligned resources that engage students with dynamic content, numerous activities, and a rich array of digital resources ensure students gain an understanding of the big ideas and connect science to the world around them

Inquire -new activities and labs developed and tested by BC teachers in the classroom offer a wide variety of problem-based and inquiry options from directed, guided and open to meet each students needs

Connect -BC Science: Connections is written by the team of BC educators you've come to trust. Their years of classroom experience, work implementing the new curriculum, and active support through on-going BC Science Institutes will help you to gain timely implementation strategies, new ideas, better understand the new curriculum and access teacher best practices.

BC Science 9: Connections



First Peoples Perspective in Science

Tour of the Textbook

Unit 1: The Reproduction and Development of Living Things have a Cellular Basis

Topic 1.1: How is your life affected by the reproduction of cells?

Topic 1.2: How do living things reproduce asexually?

Topic 1.3: How do living things reproduce sexually?

Topic 1.4: How do asexual and sexual reproduction contribute to Earth's biodiversity?

Unit 2: The Electron Arrangement of Atoms Impacts their Chemical Nature.

Topic 2.1: Why is the chemical nature of element?

Topic 2.2: How does the periodic table organize the elements?

Topic 2.3: How do elements combine to form compounds?

Topic 2.4: How do we name and write formulas for compounds?

Unit 3: Electric Current is the Flow of Electric Charge

Topic 3.1: How is electricity part of your world?

Topic 3.2: How do electrical charges behave?

Topic 3.3: How can people control and use the movement of charges?

Topic 3.4: How are circuits used in practical applications?

Topic 3.5: How can electrical energy be generated and used sustainably?

Unit 4: Earth's systems are interconnected as Matter Cycles and Energy Flows Through Them.

Topic 4.1: How does it help to think about Earth's systems in terms of connections and sustainability?

Topic 4.2: What is the role of the Sun's energy in Earth's systems?

Topic 4.3: How do interactions supply energy to Earth's biosphere?

Topic 4.4: How do interactions cycle matter through Earth's spheres?

Topic 4.5: How can our actions promote sustainability?

Appendix A - Science Skills

Appendix B - Literacy Skills

Appendix C - References

New to this Edition

  • BC Science 9: Connections provides:

    Support for place-based learning and integrates First Peoples’ ways of knowing into your science classroom

    Builds students confidence with solid science content that is easy to understand and provides the background necessary to personalized inquiry

    Engages students with relevant science content, dynamic visuals and intriguing labs

    Develops and supports scientific literacy engages students with dynamic content, lab experiences and a rich array of resources to ensure students understand the big ideas

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