BC Science 10 SE

Hardcover | June 2, 2008

byLionel Sandner, Donald Lacy, James Milross

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Developed by McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Edvantage Press, and ateam of experienced reviewers, consultants, and advisory panel members to support the Science 8-10 IRP.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 8.5 × 1.2 inPublished:June 2, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070984654

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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