Sciences

Summer School Classes

Build a strong path for academic success with Metro Continuing Education. With Metro’s summer school Sciences courses, you can complete a 5-credit course in four weeks!

Courses offered

2022 Schedule times

July 4 - 28

  • Online Virtual Class
  • Mon - Fri (19 classes)
  • Morning 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Summer school 2022 is only open to current Edmonton Public School students or students who will be attending an Edmonton Public School in September 2022.

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Course details


Science 14

This course is designed to enable the weaker science student to be successful in Science 10 in the fall. Topics covered include a review of the relevant junior high school science program, a reinforcement of prerequisite math skills, and a brief introduction to chemistry, biology and physics. Successful students will receive 5 credits in Science 14.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Completed junior high or equivalent

Credits: 5

Science 24

Successful completion of Science 14 allows admission into Science 24.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 14 or Science 10

Credits: 5

Science 10

Science 10 will explore topics in biology, chemistry and physics. Students will recognize the relationships of science to technologies and society and develop a foundation for all academic sciences.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Grade 9 Science (50%)

Credits: 5

Science 20

This academic program is designed for the student who is interested in science but does not require specific courses in biology, chemistry or physics for post-secondary education. This program integrates concepts related to physical, biological and Earth sciences. Four topics are covered: Chemical changes, Changes in motion, Changing Earth and Changes in living systems.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 10 (50%+)

Credits: 5

Science 30

This academic program is designed for the student who is interested in science but does not require specific courses in biology, chemistry or physics for post-secondary education. This program integrates concepts related to physical, biological and Earth sciences. The topics covered are: Living Systems Respond to their Environment, Chemistry and the Environment and Electromagnetic Energy.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 20 (50%+), Biology 20 (50%+), Chemistry 20 (50%+), or Physics 20 (50%+)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.

Biology 20

This academic program explores the interactions of living systems with one another and with their environment. In Biology 20, the underlying theme is energy and matter exchange. The four topics covered are: Energy and Matter Exchange in the Biosphere, Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration and Human Systems.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 10 (50%)

Credits: 5

Biology 30

This academic program explores the interactions of living systems with one another and with their environment. In Biology 30, the emphasis is on adaptation and change. The four topics covered are: Systems Regulating Change in Human Organisms, Reproduction and Development, Cells, Chromosomes and DNA and Change in Populations and Communities.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Biology 20 (50%+)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.

Chemistry 20

This academic program is designed to study matter and its changes. The program emphasizes the context of science by considering the interrelationships among science, technology and society. Students, through the study of Chemistry 20-30, are given an opportunity to explore and understand the natural world and to become aware of the profound influence of chemistry on their lives. The four topics covered are: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding, Forms of Matter: Gases, Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases and Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 10 (50%+). (Math 10C recommended)

Credits: 5

Chemistry 30

This academic program is designed to study matter and its changes. The program emphasizes the context of science by considering the interrelationships among science, technology and society. Students, through the study of Chemistry 20-30, are given an opportunity to explore and understand the natural world and to become aware of the profound influence of chemistry on their lives. The four topics covered are: Thermochemical Changes, Electrochemical Changes, Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds and Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Chemistry 20 (50%+). (Math 20-1 or 20-2 recommended)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.

Physics 20

This academic program is designed to study matter and energy and their interactions. The program emphasizes the context of science by considering the interrelationship among science, technology and society. Physics 20-30 helps students understand the physics principles behind the natural events they experience and the technology they use in their daily lives. The four topics covered are: Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Science 10 (50%). (Math 10C recommended)

Credits: 5

Physics 30

This academic program is designed to study matter and energy and their interactions. The program emphasizes the context of science by considering the interrelationship among science, technology and society. Physics 20-30 helps students understand the physics principles behind the natural events they experience and the technology they use in their daily lives. The four topics covered are: Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.
Students are encouraged to register at their home school site if it is available. If your home school site is not available, please choose another site as all classes are held online.
Registration for all classes that started on July 4 is now closed.

Prerequisite: Physics 20 (50%). (Math 20-1 recommended)

Credits: 5

At this time Alberta Education is planning to administer diploma exams in August for 30 level classes. Students are required to write the diploma exam to receive a final mark in the course. Students must be available to write the exam in person. Click here for details.



Prerequisites

Please review the prerequisite requirements before registering for your summer school course. Students who register without the prerequisite(s) must withdraw from the course and the $60 program fee will not be refunded.

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