Science 10-4/20-4 (K&E)

Science 10-4 Knowledge & Employability (K&E) (5 credits)

Prerequisite Recommendation: Grade 9 Science and/or Teacher Recommendation

Knowledge and Employability Science focuses on developing and applying essential science skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for everyday living. Knowledge and Employability courses meet the science requirements for the Certificate of High School Achievement. They are designed to enable students to develop entry-level occupational competencies and to encourage lifelong learning. Each of the four themes provides hands-on learning experiences.

The four topics covered are:

  • Investigating Properties of Matter
  • Understanding Energy Transfer Technologies
  • Investigating Matter and Energy in Living Systems
  • Investigating Matter and Energy in Environmental Systems


Science 20-4 (K&E) (5 credits)

Prerequisite Recommendation: Credit in Science 20-4

Knowledge and Employability Science focuses on developing and applying essential science skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for everyday living. Knowledge and Employability courses meet the science requirements for the Certificate of High School Achievement. They are designed to enable students to develop entry-level occupational competencies and to encourage lifelong learning. Each of the four themes provides hands-on learning experiences.

The four topics covered are:

  • Applications of Matter and Chemical Change
  • Understanding Common Energy Conversion Systems
  • Disease Defence and Human Health
  • Motion, Change and Transportation Safety
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