Canadian History Since World War I
Course Code: CHC2D
Explore social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different individuals and communities in Canada - including First Nations, Métis and Inuit - since 1914. Examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on Canadian identity, citizenship and heritage. Develop your ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence.
Civics and Citizenship & Career Studies
Course Code: CHV20 & GLC2O
Credits: Each course is worth 0.5 credits
Civics and Citizenship will help you better understand what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Explore being a responsible citizen in the local, national and global arenas. Learn about Canadian government processes in class and on a grade trip to Ottawa. Analyze values and questions of civic importance and consider how to become involved in our society. This course is an excellent introduction to Politics, Law and World Issues, and world history courses. You will create a photo essay, write a letter to the editor and develop and action research project.
The compulsory half-credit Career Studies course is focused on four areas:
Explore personalities inventories and “best fit” job, volunteer and post-secondary options, and investigate current and future trends in the workplace. You will research post-secondary opportunities, draft a budget, create an application package for a volunteer or job opportunity and assemble and online portfolio.
Grade 10 Science
Course Code: SNC2D
Prerequisite: SNC1W (Grade 9 Science)
Enhance your understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and the interrelationships between science, technology, society and the environment. You will have opportunities to further develop your investigative skills, by planning and conducting investigations and developing your understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a focus on acid-base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.
Principles of Mathematics
Course Code: MPM2D
Prerequisite: MTH1W (Grade 9 Math)
Build your foundation from Grade 9 math, using a variety of approaches to solve problems, such as exploring the flight path of a ball, analyzing the shape and dimensions of parabolic structures, and calculating the angles and measurements of small and large-scale objects. Explore graphs and equations in depth, understanding the connections between them, and use this understanding to model real-world situations.