BC Science 8 - 10, the most popular junior high science resource in British Columbia, provides current, relevant, and rigorous content that stresses science process skill development, mastery of knowledge outcomes, and the connections between science, technology, society, and the environment.
Features: - Current and relevant science content designed to engage a diverse range of learners - British Columbia content featuring photographs, references, and researchers - A variety of motivating hands-on activities - Student-friendly features throughout the text, supporting Multiple Intelligences and students' different learning styles, including Foldables - a proven study tool providing hands-on/minds-on opportunities for students to organize their learning - High-interest special features, including interdisciplinary connections and National Geographic "Visualizing Science", extend the learning in the text and open students' eyes to the wonders of Science - Rich, stunning art and photography designed to support student learning while holding their interest
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Unit 1: Atoms, Elements, and Compounds Chapter 1: Atomic theory explains the composition and behaviour of matter Chapter 2: Elements are the building blocks of matter Chapter 3: Elements combine to form compounds
Unit 2: Reproduction Chapter 4: The nucleus controls the functions of life Chapter 5: Mitosis is the basis of asexual reproduction Chapter 6: Meiosis is the basis of sexual reproduction
Unit 3: Characteristics of Electricity Chapter 7: Static charge is produced by electron transfer Chapter 8: Ohm's law describes the relationship of current, voltage, and resistance Chapter 9: Circuits are designed to control the transfer of electrical energy
Unit 4: Space Exploration Chapter 10: Scientific evidence suggests the universe formed about 13.7 billion years ago Chapter 11: The components of the universe are separated by unimaginably vast distances Chapter 12: Human understanding of Earth and the universe continues to increase through observation and exploration
Science Skills - 1. Safety - 2. Scientific Inquiry - 3. Technological Problem Solving - 4. Societal Decision Making - 5. Organizing and Communicating Scientific Results with Graphs - 6. Scientific Drawing - 7. Estimating and Measuring - 8. Using Models in Science - 9. Using a Microscope - 10. Using Chemistry Skills - 11. Using Electric Circuit Symbols and Meters - 12. Using Your Textbook as a Study Tool - 13. Units of Measurement and Scientific Notation Glossary Index