SCIENCEPOWER 9 Atlantic Canada Edition

Hardcover | August 28, 2000

byElgin Wolfe, Christina Clancy, Gord Jasper

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A program for grades 7 -10, developed by leading science educators across Canada.

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A program for grades 7 -10, developed by leading science educators across Canada.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.9 × 8.6 × 1.2 inPublished:August 28, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0075609053

ISBN - 13:9780075609056

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Table of Contents

To the TeacherA Tour of Your Textbook
Safety in Your Science Classroom

Introducing the SCIENCEPOWER"§ 9 Program

Science and Science Inquiry
Technology and Technological Problem-Solving
Societal Decision-Making

Unit 1 The Power of Reproduction

Chapter 1 The Cell Cycle and Asexual Reproduction
1.1 The Cell: Understanding the Basic Unit of Life
1.2 Understanding the Cell Cycle
1.3 The Cell Cycle in Your Body
1.4 Asexual Reproduction in Bacteria, Protists, Fungi, and Animals
1.5 Asexual Reproduction in Plants
Chapter 2 Sexual Reproduction and Variation
2.1 Understanding the Basis of Sexual Reproduction
2.2 Sexual Reproduction in Animals
2.3 Sexual Reproduction in Plants
2.4 The Value of Variation
Chapter 3 Understanding Human Development
3.1 Reproductive Systems
3.2 Pregnancy
3.3 Differentiation and Birth
Chapter 4 DNA and Reproductive Technologies
4.1 Biotechnology
4.2 The Importance of DNA
4.3 Biotechnology and the Human Body
4.4 Biotechnology in Agriculture
4.5 Biotechnology in the Environment

Unit 2 Atoms and Elements

Chapter 5 Properties and Changes
5.1 Exploring the Nature of Matter
5.2 Mixtures
5.3 Compounds and Elements
5.4 Atomic Theory: Explaining Chemical Facts and Laws
Chapter 6 Meet the Elements
6.1 Symbols for the Elements
6.2 Elements on Planet Earth
6.3 The Science and Technology of Metallic Elements
6.4 Families of Elements
Chapter 7 Models of Atomic Structure
7.1 Probing the Atom
7.2 The Bohr¡VRutherford Model
7.3 A New Basis for the Periodic Table
Chapter 8 Chemical Bonding
8.1 Explaining Chemical Families
8.2 Ionic Compounds
8.3 Molecular Compounds
8.4 Chemicals in Your Life

Unit 3 Characteristics of Electricity

Chapter 9 Static Electricity
9.1 Static Electricity All Around Us
9.2 Making Sense of Static Electricity
9.3 Explaining Static Electricity
9.4 Controlling Static Electricity
Chapter 10: Electricity on the Move
10.1 Pushing Charges Around
10.2 Energized and De-energized Charges
10.3 Resisting the Movement of Charge
10.4 Powerful Charges
Chapter 11 Practical Electricity
11.1 Practical Circuits
11.2 Comparing Circuits
11.3 Electrical Energy in the Home
Chapter 12 Electricity and the Environment
12.1 Portable Power
12.2 Practical Cells and Batteries
12.3 Stationary Power
12.4 Electrical Energy and the Environment
12.5 Alternative Sources of Energy

Unit 4 Exploration of the Universe

Chapter 13 The Changing View from Earth
13.1 What Our Ancestors Saw
13.2 The Celestial Movie
13.3 Modelling Celestial Motion
13.4 Surveying the Solar System
Chapter 14 The Lives of Stars
14.1 The Properties of Stars
14.2 The Evolution of Stars
14.3 The Formation of Stars
Chapter 15 Exploring the Cosmos
15.1 Measuring Distance in the Cosmos
15.2 The Discovery of Galaxies
15.3 The Expanding Universe
15.4 The Formation of the Universe
Chapter 16 Earth and Space
16.1 The Effect of Celestial Bodies on Earth
16.2 The Use of Space
16.3 Issues in Space Exploration
16.4 Careers Involving Space Exploration
Appendix A Classifying Living things
Appendix B Using Resources and the Internet Effectively
Appendix C Periodic Table of the Elements
Appendix D Properties of Common Substances

Science Skills Guide

SkillPower 1 Using Graphic Organizers to Improve Your Learning
SkillPower 2 How to Use a Science Log
SkillPower 3 Working In Groups
SkillPower 4 Units of Measurement and Scientific Notation
SkillPower 5 Using A Microscope
SkillPower 6 Estimating and Measuring
SkillPower 7 Organizing and Communicating Scientific Results
SkillPower 8 Using Models in Science
SkillPower 9 Safety Symbols
SkillPower 10 Scientific Drawing