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Table of Contents
A Tour of Your TextbookReading Strategies for BC Science 9Scavenger Hunt
Unit 1 Atoms, Elements, and Compounds
Getting StartedFind Out Activity: Combining Chemicals
Chapter 1 Atomic theory explains the composition and behavior of matter
1.1 Safety in the Science ClassroomThink About It 1-1A: Science Lab SafetyThink About It 1-1B: Safety Guidelines for Your Lab1.2 Investigating MatterFind Out Activity 1-2A: Bag of ChangeThink About It 1-2B: A Chemical FamilyConduct an Investigation 1-2C: Modifying Metallic Properties1.3 Atomic TheoryFind Out Activity 1-3A: The Behavior of GasesThink About It 1-3B: The People Behind the AtomChapter 1 Review
Chapter 2 Elements are the building blocks of matter
2.1 ElementsFind Out Activity 2-1A: Meet the ElementsConduct an Investigation 2-1B: Generating and Burning Hydrogen GasThink About It 2-1C: Essential Elements2.2 The Periodic Table and Chemical PropertiesThink About It 2-2A: Periodic PuzzleThink About It 2-2B: The Modern Periodic Table2.3 The Periodic Table and Atomic TheoryThink About It 2-3A: Looking for Patterns in AtomsConduct an Investigation 2-3B: Flaming Metal IonsChapter 2 Review
Chapter 3 Elements combine to form compounds.
3.1 CompoundsFind Out Activity 3-1A: The Synthesis of OxygenConduct an Investigation 3-1B: The Synthesis and Detection of Copper3.2 Names and Formulas of Ionic CompoundsThink About It 3-2A: What’s in a Name?Think About It 3-2B: Modeling an Ionic Compound3.3 Physical and Chemical ChangesFind Out Activity 3-3A: Calcium in WaterDesign an Investigation 3-3B: Detecting Vitamin C in Fruit DrinksConduct an Investigation 3-3C: Observing Changes in MatterChapter 3 ReviewUnit 1SummaryUnit 1 Project: Corroding NailsUnit 1 Integrated Research Project: Investigation: Chemical ContentsUnit 1 Review
Unit 2 Reproduction
Getting StartedFind Out Activity: The Nucleus as a Black Box
Chapter 4 The nucleus controls the functions of life.
4.1 The Function of the Nucleus within the CellFind Out Activity 4-1A: Help Wanted: Apply WithinFind Out Activity 4-1B: Creating DNA MessagesFind Out Activity 4-1C: Modeling DNAFind Out Activity 4-1D: Extracting DNA from Strawberries4.2 MutationFind Out Activity 4-2A: Identify the MutationThink About It 4-2B: Considering Gene TherapyChapter 4 Review
Chapter 5 Mitosis is the basis of asexual reproduction.
5.1 The Cell Cycle and MitosisFind Out Activity 5-1A: From One Cell to Many CellsFind Out Activity 5-1B: The Cell Cycle: A Play in Six ScenesConduct an Investigation 5-1C: Observing the Cell Cycle in Plant Cells5.2 Asexual ReproductionFind Out Activity 5-2A: Examining Ideas about CloningConduct an Investigation 5-2B: Determining the Best Conditions for Yeast ReproductionChapter 5 Review
Chapter 6 Meiosis is the basis of sexual reproduction.
6.1 MeiosisFind Out Activity 6-1A: Eating Like a BirdFind Out Activity 6-1B: Analyzing a KaryotypeConduct an Investigation 6-1C: Comparing Mitosis and MeiosisConduct an Investigation 6-1D: Modeling How Variation Occurs in Meiosis6.2 Sexual ReproductionFind Out Activity 6-2A: Predict a PollinatorThink About It 6-2B: Comparing Sexual and Asexual ReproductionFind Out Activity 6-2C: Comparing Differentiation in Embryos6.3 Assisted Reproductive TechnologiesFind Out Activity 6-3A: A Summary of Assisted Reproductive TechnologiesChapter 6 ReviewUnit 2 SummaryUnit 2 Project: Making a Decision for GenetownUnit 2 Integrated Research Investigation: Just Because We Can, Does It Mean We Should?Unit 2 Review
Unit 3 Characteristics of Electricity
Getting StartedFind Out Activity: A New Spin on Motors
Chapter 7 Static charge is produced by electron transfer
7.1 Static ChargeFind Out Activity 7-1A: Detecting Static ChargeThink About It 7-1B: Visualizing Charge TransferFind Out Activity 7-1C: Charging Insulators and Conductors7.2 Electric ForceFind Out Activity 7-2A: What Is the Attraction to Water?Find Out Activity 7-2B: Static CopierConduct an Investigation 7-2C: Investigating Static ElectricityChapter 7 Review
Chapter 8 Ohm’s law describes the relationship of current, voltage, and resistance.
8.1 Electric Potential Energy and VoltageFind Out Activity 8-1A: A Penny for a BatteryFind Out Activity 8-1B: Using the VoltmeterConduct an Investigation 8-1C: Fruit Battery8.2 Electric CurrentFind Out Activity 8-2A: Lighting It UpThink About It 8-2B: Drawing Circuit DiagramsFind Out Activity 8-2C: Pushing ElectronsFind Out Activity 8-2D: Measuring CurrentConduct an Investigation 8-2E: Make a Model Circuit8.3 Resistance and Ohm’s LawFind Out Activity 8-3A: Resist Your ThirstThink About It 8-3B: Calculating ResistanceThink About It 8-3C: Circuit Diagrams with ResistorsConduct an Investigation 8-3D: Resistors and Ohm’s LawChapter 8 Review
Chapter 9 Circuits are designed to control the transfer of electrical energy.
9.1 Series and Parallel CircuitsFind Out Activity 9-1A: Turn Out the LightsThink About It 9-1B: Is the World Series and Series Circuit?Think About It 9-1C: More Things Are Parallel than LinesFind Out Activity 9-1D: A Series of LightsFind Out Activity 9-1E: Parallel LightsConduct an Investigation 9-1F: Resistors in Series and Parallel9.2 The Power of ElectricityFind Out Activity 9-2A: Energy Transformation in ResistorsFind Out Activity 9-2B: The Cost of ElectricityConduct an Investigation 9-2C: A Current View of PowerChapter 9 ReviewUnit 3 SummaryUnit 3 Project: Finding the Best BatteryUnit 3 Integrated Research Investigation: Generating Electrical EnergyUnit 3 Review
Unit 4 Space Exploration
Getting StartedFind Out Activity: What Do You Know about the Universe?
Chapter 10 Scientific evidence suggests the universe formed about 13.7 billion years ago.
10.1 Explaining the Early UniverseFind Out Activity 10-1A: A Model of the Expanding UniverseFind Out Activity 10-1B: The Universe in a Spoonful of SandFind Out Activity 10-1C: Investigating the Relative Motion of Galaxies in the Expanding Universe10.2 GalaxiesFind Out Activity 10-2A: Matter in Motion.Find Out Activity 10-2B: Modeling Galactic DistancesConduct an Investigation 10-2C: Galaxy GrazingChapter 10 Review
Chapter 11 The components of the universe are separated by unimaginably vast distances.
11.1 StarsFind Out Activity 11-1A: Light Beam BehaviorFind Out Activity 11-1B: Detecting the Doppler EffectConduct an Investigation 11-1C: Classifying Stars Using the Hertzsprung-Russell DiagramFind Out Activity 11-1D: Spying Spectra11.2 The Sun and Its Planetary SystemFind Out Activity 11-2A: Easy EllipsesFind Out Activity 11-2B: The Length of the School Year on Different PlanetsConduct an Investigation 11-2C: Strolling Through the Solar System11.3 Measuring Distances in SpaceFind Out Activity 11-3A: Pointing in the Right DirectionFind Out Activity 11-3B: How Close Is the Sun?Conduct an Investigation 11-3C: How Wide Is the Sun?Chapter 11 Review
Chapter 12 Human understanding of Earth and the universe continues to increase through observation and exploration.
12.1 Earth, Moon, and Sun InteractionsThink About It 12-1A: Constructing ConstellationsFind Out Activity 12-1B: Seeing the Reasons for SeasonsDesign an Investigation 12-1C: Modeling Moon Movement12.2 Aboriginal Knowledge of the Solar SystemFind Out Activity 12-2A: Lunar MonthsFind Out Activity 12-2B: Aboriginal Knowledge Through Stories12.3 Exploring Space: Past, Present, and FutureFind Out Activity 12-3A: Build Your Own TelescopeThink About It 12-3B: Roving MarsConduct an Investigation 12-3C: Calculating the Thrust of a Balloon RocketConduct an Investigation 12-3D: The Great Space DebateChapter 12 ReviewUnit 4 SummaryUnit 4 Project: Designing a Mining Town for the MoonUnit 4 Integrated Research Investigation: “It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s an Asteroid!”Unit 4 Unit Review
Science Skill 1 SafetyScience Skill 2 Scientific InquiryScience Skill 3 Technological Problem SolvingScience Skill 4 Societal Decision MakingScience Skill 5 Organizing and Communicating Scientific Results with GraphsScience Skill 6 Scientific DrawingScience Skill 7 Estimating and MeasuringScience Skill 8 Using Models in ScienceScience Skill 9 Using a MicroscopeScience Skill 10 Using Chemistry SkillsScience Skill 11 Using Electric Circuit Symbols and MetersScience Skill 12 Using Your Textbook as a Study ToolScience Skill 13 Units of Measurement and Scientific Notation