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BC Science 10 - Set (Text/Workbook)

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BC Science 10 - Set

Written specifically to 100% match the British Columbia new Science Grade 10 IRP
- Developed by McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Edvantage Press, and a team of experienced reviewers, consultants, and advisory panel members in British Columbia
- Comprehensive Professional Development support to assist in implementation of the new Science curriculum
- 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
- Teacher Resources designed for both the beginning and experienced Science teacher
- Comprehensive Professional Development support to assist in implementation
- Extensive Provincial Exam support
- Unsurpassed Web-based support for students and teachers.
- 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
- A rich, stunning art and photography program designed to support student learning while holding their interest

2008 | 1st Edition | 642 pages , Hardcover

BC Science 10 - Set (Text/Workbook)

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BC Science 10 - Set (Text/Workbook)

Table of Contents :
Unit 1: Sustaining Earth's Ecosystems
Chapter 1 Biomes and Ecosystems are divisions of the Biosphere
1.1 Biomes
1.2 Ecosystems
Chapter 2 Energy Flow and Nutrient cycles support life in ecosystems
2.1 Energy Flow in Ecosystems
2.2 Nutrient Cycles in Ecosystems
2.3 Effects of Bioaccumulation on Ecosystems
Chapter 3 Ecosystems continually change over time
3.1 How Changes Occur naturally in Ecosystems
3.2 How Humans Influence Ecosystems
3.3 How Introduced Species Affect Ecosystems
Unit 2: Chemical Reactions and Radioactivity
Chapter 4 Atomic theory explains the formation of compounds
4.1 Atomic Theory and Bonding
4.2 Names and Formulas of Compounds
4.3 Chemical Equations
Chapter 5 Compounds are classified in different ways
5.1 Acids and Bases
5.2 Salts
5.3 Organic Compounds
Chapter 6 Chemical reactions occur in predictable ways
6.1 Types of Chemical Reactions
6.2 Factors Affecting the Rate of Chemical Reactions
Chapter 7 The Atomic theory explains Radioactivity
7.1 Atomic Theory, Isotopes and Radioactive Decay
7.2 Half-Life
7.3 Nuclear Reactions
Unit 3: Motion
Chapter 8 Average velocity is the rate of change in position
8.1 The Language of Motion
8.2 Average Velocity
Chapter 9 Acceleration is the rate of change in velocity
9.1 Describing Acceleration
9.2 Calculating Acceleration
Unit 4: Energy Transfer in Natural Systems
Chapter 10 The kinetic molecular theory explains the transfer of thermal energy
10.1 Temperature, and Thermal Energy and Heat
10.2 Energy Transfer in the Atmosphere
Chapter 11 Climate change occurs through natural processes and human activities
11.1 Natural Causes of Climate Change
11.2 Human Activity and Climate Change
Chapter 12 Thermal energy transfer drives plate tectonics
12.2 Evidence for Continental Drift
12.2 Features of Plate Tectonics

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. Chemistry Reference
11. Using your Textbook as a Study Tool
12. Units of Measurement and Scientific Notation
13. Working with Significant Digits

Answers to Units 1 and 2 Practice Problems