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

2021 Schedule times

July 5 - 29

  • Online Virtual Class
  • Mon - Fri (19 classes)
  • Morning 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
20
FREE TUITION for Students under 20 years old on September 1, 2020 (plus applicable fees)
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Course details


Science 14 (Science 10 Prep)

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Biology 20 (50%+)

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.

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.

No classes available.

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.

No classes available.

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

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.



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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