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# Provincially Matched Correlations by Subject

Nunavut schools curriculum combines adopted curriculum from multiple provinces, including Alberta curriculum for the science based subjects.

To view Alberta and Nunavut correlations, click on any of the icons below to navigate to recommended equipment for the specified subject areas.

# Physics (20 & 30)

### Physics 20 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: Kinematics

• scalar and vector quantities
• uniform and uniformly accelerated motion
• two-dimensional motion

Unit B: Dynamics

• Newton’s laws of motion
• static and kinetic friction
• gravitational force
• Newton’s law of universal gravitation
• gravitational field

Unit C: Circular Motion, Work and Energy

• uniform circular motion
• mechanical energy
• conservation of mechanical energy
• work-energy theorem

Unit D: Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves

• oscillatory motion
• simple harmonic motion
• oscillating spring, pendulum
• mechanical and acoustic resonance
• mechanical waves– longitudinal and transverse
• reflection
• interference
• Doppler effect

### Physics 30 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: Momentum and Impulse

• momentum
• Newton’s laws of motion
• elastic and inelastic collisions

Unit B: Forces and Fields

• electric charge and conservation of charge
• Coulomb’s law
• electric and magnetic fields
• charge quantization – Millikan’s experiment
• electromagnetic induction

• speed and propagation of EMR
• reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference
• total internal reflection
• Snell’s law
• photoelectric effect
• Compton effect

Unit D: Atomic Physics

• spectra: continuous, line emission and line absorption
• energy levels (states)
• half-life, nuclear decay and reactions
Kinematics, Momentum and Impulse (11/12)

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Dynamics, Forces and Fields (11/12)

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Circular Motion, Work and Energy (11)

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Oscillatory Motion and Waves (11)

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Electromagnetic Radiation and Atomic Physics (12)

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# Biology (20 & 30)

### Biology 20 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: Energy and Matter exchange in the Biosphere

• biosphere
• food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids
• energy, biomass, and numbers
• carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and phosphorus cycles
• water properties

Unit B: Ecosystems and Population Change

• ecosystems

Unit C: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

• absorption of light by pigments

Unit D: Human Systems

• structure and function of major systems
• respiratory, digestive, excretory, circulatory, and motor
• composition of blood
• muscle contraction

### Biology 30 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: Nervous and Endocrine Systems

• central and peripheral nervous systems
• sensory receptors
• homeostasis and feedback systems

Unit B: Reproduction and Development

• male and female reproductive systems
• reproductive technologies
• parturition

Unit C: Cell Division, Genetics and Molecular Biology

• mitosis and meiosis
• Mendel’s laws of heredity
• model of DNA

Unit D: Population and Community Dynamics

• Hardy-Weinberg principle
• natural selection
• determiners of population size: natality, mortality, immigration, emigration
Recommended Equipment

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Microscopes

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# Chemistry (20 & 30)

### Chemistry 20 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: The Diversity of Matter and Chemical Bonding

• chemical, ionic, and covalent bonds
• electronegativity and polarity
• valence electron
• intramolecular and intermolecular forces
• hydrogen bond
• VSEPR theory

Unit B: Forms of Matter: Gases

• Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales
• real and ideal gases
• law of combining volumes
• Charles’, Boyle’s and ideal laws
• standard temperature and pressure

Unit C: Matter as Solutions, Acids and Bases

• homogeneous mixtures
• solubility electrolyte/nonelectrolyte
• concentration and dilution
• strong and weak acids and bases
• monoprotic/polyprotic acids and bases
• Arrhenius theory
• indicators
• hydronium (pH) and hyroxide (pOH) ions
• neutralization

Unit D: Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Changes

• chemical reaction and net ionic equations
• precipitation
• actual, theoretical and percent yield
• titration and curves for strong acids and bases

### Chemistry 30 Unit Breakdown

Unit A: Thermochemical Changes

• Hess’ law
• molar enthalpy
• calorimetry
• fuels and energy efficiency

Unit B: Electrochemical Changes

• oxidation and reduction/oxidizing and reducing agents
• redox reactions
• disproportionation
• voltaic and electrolytic cells
• electrolysis
• standard cell potential
• corrosion

Unit C: Chemical Changes of Organic Compounds

• organic compounds
• isomers
• monomers and polymers
• aliphatic and aromatic compounds
• saturated/unsaturated hydrocarbons
• functional groups
• organic reactions

Unit D: Chemical Equilibrium Focusing on Acid-Base Systems

• chemical equilibrium systems
• Le Chatelier’s principle
• acid-base equilibrium
• Bronsted-Lowry acids and bases
• titration curves
• buffers and indicators
Matter, Gases, and Solutions (11)

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Thermochemistry, Electrochemistry, and Equilibrium (12)

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Laboratory Equipment

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Unit A: Interactions and Ecosystems

• environmental monitoring and impacts

Unit B: Plants for Food and Fibre

• life processes and structure of plants
• fertilizers and soil nutrients
• chemical and biological controls
• sustainability

Unit C: Heat and Temperature

• heat energy needs and technologies
• thermal energy
• particle model of matter
• temperature and thermal expansion
• energy conservation

Unit D: Structures and Forces

• structural forms
• material strength and stiffness
• joints
• forces on and within structures and direction
• deformation and structural stability
• modes of failure

Unit A: Mix and Flow of Matter

• pure substances, mixtures and solutions
• solute and solvent, concentration
• solubility and saturation points
• particle model of matter
• properties of fluids, viscosity and flow rate
• mass, volume, density, pressure, buoyancy

Unit B: Cells and Systems

• cells, organs, tissues
• systems

Unit C: Light and Optical Systems

• microscopes and telescopes
• transmission and absorption of light
• sources of light
• reflection and refraction
• images, vision and lenses

Unit D: Mechanical Systems

• design and function
• transmission of force and motion
• simple machines, hydraulics and pneumatics

Unit E: Freshwater and Saltwater Systems

• water quality and climate

Unit B: Matter and Chemical Change

• substances and properties
• endothermic and exothermic reactions
• reactants and products
• conservation of mass
• factors affecting reaction rates

Unit C: Environmental Chemistry

• air and water quality
• organic and inorganic material
• acids and bases
• concentration and dispersal

Unit D: Electrical Principles and Technologies

• forms of energy
• energy transformation and generation of electrical energy
• electric charge and current
• circuits
• electrical energy storage
• energy transmission
• electrical resistance and Ohm’s law
• renewable and nonrenewable energy
Ecosystems, Plants, Heat and Structures (7)

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Matter, Cells, Light, and Systems (8)

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Chemical Change, Environmental Chemistry, and Electricity (9)

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