Science and technology

In keeping with the objectives of the Science and Technology Program of Study (Diversified Basic Education Program, Secondary III and IV – grades 9 and 10), SOFAD offers resources that are designed to help learners integrate their knowledge of fundamental scientific concepts related tThe Living World (human biology, ecology), The Material World (chemistry, physics), The Earth and Space (geology, astronomy), and The Technological World (biotechnology, engineering). These resources are also designed to develop or reinforce the following subject-specific competencies:

  • Seeks answers or solutions to scientific or technological problems
  • Makes the most of his/her knowledge of science and technology
  • Communicates in the language of science and technology
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  • The Waste Management course is intended to develop the learner’s ability to deal with situations relating to the production and elimination of waste resulting from natural resources development and their impact on the environment. The Waste Management course is intended to develop the learner’s ability to deal with situations...

  • Climate change and global warming have become one of the most pressing environmental concerns of our time. Most climate scientists believe, based on evidence, that Earth is warming up. Warmer average temperatures will certainly have a negative impact on populations and ecosystems. The TSC-4062-2 course focuses on issues that are at the center of a common... Climate change and global warming have become one of the most pressing environmental concerns of...

  • Electricity plays a major role and in our daily lives; it is quite simply indispensable. For instance, a power failure can completely upend our daily routine and a run-down cell phone battery means that we are cut off from others. The TSC-4061-2 course focuses on energy, its transfer, its transformation and its use.  Electricity plays a major role and in our daily lives; it is quite simply indispensable. For...

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