Science Grade 9


Biological Diversity

Matter and Change

Environmental Chemistry

Electrical Principles

Space Exploration

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Science Links

Program of Study

Cyber-Science This collection of interactive resources addresses the following Grade 9 Science topics: Biological Diversity; Matter and Chemical Change; Environmental Chemistry; Electrical Principles and Technologies; and Space Exploration. The resources allow students to explore a variety of concepts and to carry out scientific investigations in a number of settings, including virtual science laboratories.

Science In Action e-text The format has been redesigned to support online use, and a variety of online learning features have been added, including videos, interactive multimedia, and self-assessments.
ScienceFocus 9 Student Learning Centre
ScienceFocus e-text This resource contains the electronic version of the Grade 9 science textbook ScienceFocus 9, published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson.
Convergence 9

Visualize Science This site will let both students and teachers interact with material on the web, rather than just reading text. Topics include: light and optics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, life science, and wave theory.

Exploratorium Online Activities
TryScience! Experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.
Edquest Middle School Science Student and Teacher Resource Centers for both approved texts for the Alberta science curriculum.
Science Alberta Foundation
ATA Science Council
Science News Feature articles on late breaking science news.
Harcourt Science Video Updates
Access Science McGraw Hill
PhET Simulations - excellent simulations for Science and Math at all grade levels
Understanding Science - University of Berkeley