Grade 10 Applied Notes

Note: These are tentative notes, some may be added or subtracted depending on the needs of individual classes. If you print notes out in advance you should remember that this is not necessarily the complete course. We may change the order of units or of topics.

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Class Safety Rules

Chemical Safety - You will not be required to memorize all of this! There will be a short quiz on the safety symbols and purpose of WHMIS. It is a large file, you may want to save it to the desktop before opening it.

Study Skills!

Tips for Success

Course Notes by Unit

Course Outline


Lesson 1: Safety Symbols

Lesson 2: Classification of Matter (handout)

Lesson 3: Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes

Lesson 4: Elements and Periodic Table

Lesson 5: Atomic Structure (handout)

Lesson 6: Bohr-Rutherford Diagrams

Lesson 7: Electron Arrangement

Lesson 8: Atoms and Ions

Lesson 9: Forming Compounds

Lesson 10: Ionic Compounds

Lesson 11: Polyatomic Ions

Lesson 12: Molecular Compounds

Lesson 13: Chemical Equations

Lesson 14: Balancing Chemical Equations

Lesson 15: Types of Reactions

Lesson 16: Acids and Bases

Lesson 17: Lab Activity

Lesson 18: Neutralization Reactions


Lesson 1: Parts of the Cell

Lesson 2: Microscopes

Lesson 3: Chromosomes, DNA and Mutations

Lesson 4: Osmosis

Lesson 4b: Importance of Cell Division

Lesson 5: Cell Cycle

Lesson 5: Cell Division

Lesson 6: Cancer

Lesson 7: Finding Cancer

Lesson 8: How the Body is Organized

Lesson 9: Animal Tissues

Lesson 10a: Respiratory System

Lesson 10 b: Health and Respiratory System

Lesson 11a: Circulatory System

Lesson 11b: Health and Circulatory System

Lesson 12a: Digestive System

Lesson 12b: Health and Digestive System

Lesson 13: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Technology

Lesson 14: Stem Cells

Lesson 15: Replacing Tissues and Organs


Lesson 1: What is Light

Lesson 2: Sources of Light

Lesson 3: Colour of Light

Lesson 4A: Behaviour of Light

Lab #1

Lesson 4C: Colour of Transparent Objects

Lesson 5: Light Rays and Reflection in Plane Mirrors

Lesson 6: Mirror Types

Lab #2

Lesson 8: Diverging (Convex) Mirrors

Climate Change

Lesson 1: Climate and Weather

Lesson 2: Evidence of Past Climate Change

Lesson 3: Evidence of Climate Change Today

Lesson 4: Natural Factors that Affect Climate Change

Lesson 5: Earth's Energy Balance

Lesson 6: The Natural Greenhouse Effect

Lesson 7: Energy Transfer

Lesson 8: Human Activity and Greenhouse Gases

Lesson 9: Impact of Climate Change