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Strand C. Matter and Energy

Topic 2007 Curriculum 2022 Curriculum
Topics
  • Grade 1: Energy in Our Lives
  • Grade 2: Properties of Liquids and Solids
  • Grade 3: Forces Causing Movement
  • Grade 4: Light and Sounds
  • Grade 5: Properties of and Changes in Matter
  • Grade 6: Electricity and Electrical Devices
  • Grade 7: Pure Substances and Mixtures
  • Grade 8: Fluids
  • Grade 1: Energy in Our Lives
  • Grade 2: Properties of Liquids and Solids
  • Grade 3: Forces and Motion
  • Grade 4: Light and Sounds
  • Grade 5: Properties of and Changes in Matter
  • Grade 6: Electrical Phenomena, Energy, and Devices
  • Grade 7: Pure Substances and Mixtures
  • Grade 8: Fluids
Relating Science and Technology to Our Changing World
  • Named Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment
  • Renamed Relating Science and Technology to Our Changing World

 

  • Gr. 6 C1.1 assess the short- and long-term environmental effects of the different ways in which electricity is generated in Canada, including the effect of each method on natural resources and living things in the environment
  • Gr. 8 C1.2 assess the impact of fluid spills on society and the environment, including the cost of the cleanup and the effort involved

Revised expectations:

  • Gr. 6 C1.1 assess the short- and long-term impacts of electrical energy generation technologies in Canada on society and the environment, including impacts on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities, and on climate change
  • Gr. 8 C1.2 assess the environmental and social impacts of fluid spills, including impacts on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities, and including the cost and technical challenges related to cleanup and remediation efforts
STEM Investigation and Communication Skills
  • Integrated within the Developing Investigation and Communication Skills overall expectation
  • Restructured as STEM Investigation and Communication Skills in Strand A
  • Science and Technology concepts from the overall expectation on Developing Investigation and Communication Skills are included in Exploring and Understanding Concepts
Exploring and Understanding Concepts
  • Named Understanding Basic Concepts
  • Renamed Exploring and Understanding Concepts

 

  • Gr. 5 C3.2 identify properties of solids, liquids, and gases
  • Gr. 8 C3 demonstrate an understanding of the properties and uses of fluids

Revised expectations:

  • Gr. 5 C2.2 identify the states of matter, and describe characteristics and properties of solids, liquids, and gases
  • Gr. 8 C2 demonstrate an understanding of basic fluid mechanics, including the properties and uses of fluids

New expectation:

  • Gr. 7 C2.8 describe pure substances as elements and compounds consisting of atoms and combinations of atoms
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