PHYS 60: Physics – Provincial Level is intended for students preparing for post-secondary science studies. In this course students explore the nature, scope, relevance and limitations of physics. Students will study two-dimensional kinematics and dynamics, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves and optics.
CHEM 50: Chemistry – Advanced Level is a course for students with little or no previous experience in chemistry. Students will study basic chemical properties, principles and procedures, nomenclature, and chemical reactions, acids and bases, and an introduction to organic chemistry. Lab experiments provide an opportunity to work with standard lab ware and apparatus, observe a variety of chemical compounds and reactions, and perform some quantitative measurements.
This course is equivalent to Chemistry 11.
50: Introduction to Physics – Advanced Level is for students to upgrade their
science skills. Students will be introduced to the study of the fundamental
laws of nature. This physics course aims
to foster and develop, as part of general education, a scientific way of
thinking and a basic knowledge of scientific ideas. Numerical examples and derivation of formulae
will be algebra-based. Students will develop an understanding of science as an
integral part of society's culture and provide groundwork for further academic
or career training.
MATH 49: Introductory Algebra - Intermediate Level is for students to upgrade their mathematical skills. Students are introduced to algebra and study measurements, ratios, proportions and percent, equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational expressions, and graphing linear equations. A brief introduction to trigonometry completes this course. This course prepares students for Math 50.
- Teacher: Michelle Colley
BIOL 60: Biology – Provincial Level provides an introduction to cell biology and human physiology. Students will learn about cell biology, mitosis and meiosis, bioenergetics, homeostasis genetics, respiration excretion, bones and muscles, nerves and immunity. This course is designed to help students build laboratory and field skills, scientific communication skills and critical thinking skills.
Upon completion, students are prepared for post-secondary studies in biology, physiology and health sciences. This course qualifies for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
Algebra – Advanced Level is for students to upgrade their mathematics skills. Students will begin with an algebraic skills review and move on to develop skills in solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities, relations and functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities. They will study operations with polynomials and polynomial functions, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and functions and be introduced to trigonometric functions.
Upon completion of Math 50, students are ready to enter Math 60 (Pre-calculus 12 equivalent) or non-science or career post-secondary programs. This course qualifies for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
This course is the equivalent to Pre-calculus 11.
Math 60: Algebra and Trigonometry – Provincial Level is for students to upgrade their mathematics skills. Algebra and Trigonometry will help prepare students for academic or technical post-secondary studies in mathematics, engineering or science. Students will review basic algebra, and study the following topics: functions and graphs including transformations, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, identities and equations, and arithmetic and geometric sequences and series.
This course qualifies for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
This course is the equivalent to Pre-calculus 12.
- Teacher: Leanne Muzzio
Mathematics for Trades– Intermediate Level is for students to upgrade
their mathematics skills. This math course provides a solid foundation in
number operations. Topics include estimation, measurement, fractions, ratio and
proportion, percent, geometry, statistics, signed numbers, exponents, algebra,
trigonometry, graphing and polynomials. This course prepares students for most
trades programs or to take Math 56 Foundations Mathematics – Advanced Level.
This course is equivalent to grade 10 developmental mathematics.
- Teacher: Leanne Muzzio