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Science Courses
  • Sci 10
  • Sci 14
  • Sci 24
  • Bio 20
  • Bio 30
  • Chem 20
  • Chem 30
  • Physics 20
  • Physics 30

Science 10 (5 credits)

prereq - Grade 9 Science

Online Quizzes / Exams

29

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

1 Cumulative exam with multiple choice and written response

Number of assessed items

37

Required Textbook / Novels

Science 10 Addison-Wesley

Number of lessons

88

Readings / Essays

3 Lab Reports

Media Components

Under 10 videos

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

11

Required Discussions

4

Science 14 (5 credits)

prereq - Grade 9 Science

Online Quizzes / Exams

26

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

No supervised exams at CBelearn

Number of assessed items

36

Required Textbook / Novels

No textbook

Number of lessons

103

Readings / Essays

N/A

Media Components

Approximately 20 interactive links

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

2

Required Discussions

1

Science 24 (5 credits)

prereq - Science 14

Online Quizzes / Exams

7 online quizzes/exams

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

No in-person exams

Number of assessed items

32 assessments including exams

Required Textbook / Novels

None

Number of lessons

73 short lessons

Readings / Essays

Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in some lessons

Media Components

10 videos
5 audio files
15 interactive /  tutorial simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

5 simulated /virtual lab activities
3 at-home lab assignment

Required Discussions

13 required topics

Biology 20 (5 credits)

prereq - Science 10

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

4 Unit Exams, noncumulative, MC
1 cumulative Final Exam with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

4 Unit Exams
1 Final Exam
2 Projects
7 Discussions
3 Unit Assessments
39 Lesson Assessments

Required Textbook / Novels

Inquiry into Biology
McGraw-Hill Ryerson

 

Number of lessons

40 lessons

Readings / Essays

Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in each lesson

Media Components

In the 8 modules of the course, in every module there are present: Videos, Audio files, Dropdown menus to self check work, Virtual Labs and Simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

16 simulated lab activities

Required Discussions

Approximately 7 required topics / 4 optional

Online Quizzes / Exams

39 “quizzes” – the Quizzes tool is used as the primary method of lesson assignment submission

These “quizzes” are assignments more than online tests

Biology 30 (5 credits)

prereq - Biology 20

Online Quizzes / Exams

none

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

4 unit exams to be written at CBelearn

Number of assessed items

49

Required Textbook / Novels

Inquiry to Biology

 

Number of lessons

47 lessons with approximately 350 pages

Readings / Essays

N/A

Media Components

300+ videos and interactive links

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

10

Required Discussions

9

Chemistry 20 (5 credits)

prereq - Science 10

Online Quizzes / Exams

24 Assessments
4 unit exams

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

Number of exams in the testing center – 2
Unit A/B Exam- MC & written
Unit C/D Exam-MC & written

Number of assessed items

*42
* varies slightly from semester to semester

Required Textbook / Novels

Nelson Chemistry

 

Number of lessons

42

Readings / Essays

Chapter readings in textbook
2 course projects

Media Components

Rough estimate, by category:
-video files (35)
-audio files (2)
-others (3)

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

*15online labs

* this varies from semester to semester based on availability of labs from Alberta Ed.

Required Discussions

4 required

Chemistry 30 (5 credits)

prereq - Chemistry 20

Online Quizzes / Exams

7 online assignments in quiz tool

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

4 Unit Exams, non-cumulative, all with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

36 assessments including exams

Required Textbook / Novels

Nelson Chemistry

Number of lessons

46 lessons

Readings / Essays

Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in some lessons

Media Components

11 videos
4 audio files
3 interactive simulations
10 tutorial simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

18 simulated /virtual lab activities
1 at-home lab assignment

Required Discussions

2 required topics / 4 optional

Physics 20 (5 credits)

prereq - Science 10

Online Quizzes / Exams

none

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

4 Unit Exams, non-cumulative, all with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

34 lesson assessments
1 e-portfolio

Required Textbook / Novels

Pearson Physics

Number of lessons

34 lessons

Readings / Essays

Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in each lesson

Media Components

20 videos with audio
34 interactive simulations
14 tutorial simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

18 simulated lab activities

Required Discussions

10 required topics / 5 optional

Physics 30 (5 credits)

prereq - Physics 20

Online Quizzes / Exams

none

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

4 Unit Exams, non-cumulative, all with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

34 lesson assessments
1 e-portfolio

Required Textbook / Novels

Pearson Physics

Number of lessons

34 lessons

Readings / Essays

Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in each lesson

Media Components

20 videos with audio
34 interactive simulations
14 tutorial simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

18 simulated /virtual lab activities

Required Discussions

10 required topics / 5 optional

CBe-learn currently offers the following Science Courses:
• Science 10, 14 & 24
• Biology 20 & 30
• Physics 20 & 30
• Chemistry 20 & 30