British Columbia Prescribed Learning Outcomes — Grade 10


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10.BI.1.

Genes are the foundation for the diversity of living things.

10.BI.2.

Chemical processes require energy change as atoms are rearranged.

10.BI.3.

Energy is conserved and its transformation can affect living things and the environment.

10.BI.4.

The formation of the universe can be explained by the big bang theory.

10.C.15.2.

Technologies and applications, and implications

10.C.16.2.

Components of the universe over time

10.C.16.3.

Astronomical data and collection methods

10.C.4.1.

Mutation and its impact on evolution

10.C.4.2.

Natural and artificial selection

10.CC.1.1.

Demonstrate a sustained intellectual curiosity about a scientific topic or problem of personal interest

10.CC.1.2.

Make observations aimed at identifying their own questions, including increasingly complex ones, about the natural world

10.CC.1.3.

Formulate multiple hypotheses and predict multiple outcomes

10.CC.2.1.

Collaboratively and individually plan, select, and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and lab experiments, to collect reliable data (qualitative and quantitative)

10.CC.2.2.

Assess risks and address ethical, cultural, and/or environmental issues associated with their proposed methods and those of others

10.CC.2.3.

Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to systematically and accurately collect and record data

10.CC.2.4.

Ensure that safety and ethical guidelines are followed in their investigations

10.CC.3.1.

Experience and interpret the local environment

10.CC.3.2.

Apply First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local knowledge as sources of information

10.CC.3.3.

Seek and analyze patterns, trends, and connections in data, including describing relationships between variables (dependent and independent) and identifying inconsistencies

10.CC.3.4.

Construct, analyze, and interpret graphs (including interpolation and extrapolation), models, and/or diagrams

10.CC.3.5.

Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent with evidence

10.CC.3.6.

Analyze cause-and-effect relationships

10.CC.4.3.

Evaluate the validity and limitations of a model or analogy in relation to the phenomenon modelled

10.CC.4.4.

Demonstrate an awareness of assumptions, question information given, and identify bias in their own work and secondary sources

10.CC.4.5.

Consider the changes in knowledge over time as tools and technologies have developed

10.CC.4.6.

Connect scientific explorations to careers in science

10.CC.4.7.

Exercise a healthy, informed skepticism and use scientific knowledge and findings to form their own investigations and to evaluate claims in secondary sources

10.CC.4.8.

Consider social, ethical, and environmental implications of the findings from their own and others' investigations

10.CC.4.9.

Critically analyze the validity of information in secondary sources and evaluate the approaches used to solve problems

10.CC.5.1.

Contribute to care for self, others, community, and world through individual or collaborative approaches

10.CC.5.2.

Transfer and apply learning to new situations

10.CC.5.3.

Generate and introduce new or refined ideas when problem solving

10.CC.5.4.

Contribute to finding solutions to problems at a local and/or global level through inquiry

10.CC.5.5.

Consider the role of scientists in innovation

10.CC.6.1.

Formulate physical or mental theoretical models to describe a phenomenon

10.CC.6.2.

Communicate scientific ideas, claims, information, and perhaps a suggested course of action, for a specific purpose and audience, constructing evidence-based arguments and using appropriate scientific language, conventions, and representations

10.CC.6.3.

Express and reflect on a variety of experiences, perspectives, and worldviews through place

CAW10.BI.1.

Global and regional conflicts have been a powerful force in shaping our contemporary world and identities.

CAW10.BI.2.

The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.

CAW10.BI.3.

Worldviews lead to different perspectives and ideas about developments in Canadian society.

CAW10.BI.4.

Historical and contemporary injustices challenge the narrative and identity of Canada as an inclusive, multicultural society.

CAW10.C.1.

Development, structure, and function of Canadian and other political institutions, including First Peoples governance

CAW10.C.10.

Truth and reconciliation in Canada

CAW10.C.2.

Political and economic ideologies and the development of public policy

CAW10.C.3.

Changing conceptions of identity in Canada

CAW10.C.5.

Domestic conflict and co-operation

CAW10.C.6.

Discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and the world, such as the Head Tax, the Komagata Maru incident, residential schools, and internments

CAW10.C.7.

International conflicts and co-operation

CAW10.C.8.

Human-environment interaction

CAW10.C.9.

Economic development and Canada's role in a global economy

CAW10.CC.

Curricular Competencies

CAW10.CC.1.

Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions

CAW10.CC.2.

Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance)

CAW10.CC.3.

Assess the justification for competing accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence)

CAW10.CC.4.

Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change)

CAW10.CC.5.

Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)

CAW10.CC.6.

Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective)

CAW10.CC.7.

Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources (ethical judgment)

CAW10.CC.8.

Make reasoned ethical judgments about actions in the past and present, and determine appropriate ways to remember and respond (ethical judgment)