Science.Connect 1 by Helen ColbourneScience.Connect 1 by Helen Colbourne

Science.Connect 1

byHelen Colbourne, Eulalia Fernandez, Glen Hutton

Paperback | June 26, 2002

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science.connect 1 features a 300-page, full-colour student textbook and a multimedia CD-ROM designed to cover the Science 14 course set out by Alberta Learning. This integrated program has been carefully developed to meet the needs and learning styles of Science 14 students. It helps students fulfill each of the Alberta Learning outcomes by using many visuals, hands-on activities, and a simplified reading level that make the material accessible to students who have difficulty with mainstream courses.

Title:Science.Connect 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:11 × 8.6 × 0.9 inPublished:June 26, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070890927

ISBN - 13:9780070890923

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Table of Contents

Unit A Investigating Properties of Matter

Chapter 1 Understanding Matter

>1.1 Chemicals All Around Us
1.2 Describing Matter
1.3 Classifying Matter

Chapter 2 Pure Substances: Elements and Compounds

2.1 Putting the Pieces Together
2.2 Elements and Compounds 2.3 Chemical Names and Formulas

Chapter 3 Mixtures and Their Uses

3.1 Two Kinds of Mixtures
3.2 What is Solubility and Concentrations?
3.3 Separating Mixtures

Chapter 4 Solutions and the Environment

4.1 Use Concentrated Solutions to Reduce Garbage
4.2 Acids and Bases
4.3 Acids and Bases in Action

Unit B Energy Transfer Technologies

Chapter 5 Heat and Heat Transfer

5.1 The Nature of Heat
5.2 Heat and Temperature
5.3 Transfer of Heat
5.4 Heat Transfer in Nature
5.5 Heat Transfer and Technologies

Chapter 6 Controlling Heat Transfer

6.1 Absorbing and Losing Heat
6.2 Keeping Heat at Home
6.3 Keeping Yourself Warm

Chapter 7 Simple Machines and Energy Transfer

7.1 All Kinds of Energy
7.2 Just Prying into Things
7.3 Wheels, Pulleys, and Blocks
7.4 Spinning Our Wheels: Energy and Efficiency

Unit C From Life to Lifestyle

Chapter 8 Structure and Function of Plant and Animal Cells

8.1 A Closer Look
8.2 Cell Theory
8.3 Plant and Animal Cell Structures
8.4 Cell City

Chapter 9 Life Functions Common to Living Things

9.1 Life Functions Common to All Living Things
9.2 Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
9.3 Human Organ Systems
9.4 Keeping an Eye on Life Functions

Chapter 10 Food for Life

10.1 Assessing Nutrients
10.2 Analyzing Diets
10.3 Digestive System: Mining the Nutrients
10.4 The Role of Diet

Chapter 11 Maintaining Homeostasis

11.1 Keeping an Internal Balance
11.2 What Affects Homeostasis?
11.3 When Your Body Cannot Cope
11.4 Technology that Maintains Homeostasis

Unit D Matter and Energy in the Biosphere

Chapter 12 The Web of Life

12.1 What Is Energy?
12.2 Storing Energy from the Sun
12.3 Energy Pathways in an Ecosystem
12.4 Energy Transfers
12.5 The Cycles of Matter

Chapter 13 Populations

13.1 Changing Populations
13.2 Population Growth and Decline
13.3 Limiting Factors
13.4 Biotic Limiting Factors
13.5 Human Impact

Chapter 14 Ecosystems and Biomes

14.1 Ecosystems
14.2 Climate and Land Ecosystems
14.3 Location and Soil
14.4 Biomes
14.5 What Threatens Biodiversity?

Chapter 15 Protecting the Environment

15.1 We Need More Food
15.2 We Need More Energy
15.3 We Need More Products
15.4 Why So Much Waste?
15.5 What Can We Do?