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BC Science 9 Ц Student Edition (2007)


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.
- 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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Reading Strategies for BC Science 9
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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


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