Students will explore fundamental science knowledge and skills through practical classroom experiments and investigating real world applications. Students will apply scientific methodology to define questions, conduct research, make predictions and develop a hypothesis they are able to test. From this, students will analyze result data and draw conclusions in a range of scientific disciplines. The variety of this course is designed as the starting point for piquing interest in more specific branches of science like biology, chemistry or physics. Take this course for a fascinating and challenging journey in science that covers (and goes beyond) the BC Science 10 curriculum.
Your Educator – Martin Derige
Martin hails from the icy, sunshiny land of Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he obtained a degree in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He has worked with students of all ages, from playing dodge ball in school gyms to peer tutoring sleep-deprived engineers. He teaches math, science, and chemistry, and lives for that ‘Aha! Eureka!’ moment when the kids just get it. Martin has a healthy sense of curiosity and compassion about the world and is always seeking to connect with the cool people who are part of it, like his family and friends – and the staff and students at Brain Boost! He exercises his brain with music, gaming, visual art, design, and puzzles of all types, and exercises his body through adventures like climbing, running in the woods, and day-long hikes in the mountains. He can often be found eating spaghetti.
How much does it cost?
(mid-term enrollment offered at a pro-rated price)
When is it?
Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00-3:00 pm
What are the dates?
September 8th – June 15th
(This class is offered with anytime entry throughout the year)
What ages is it appropriate for?
What credits can be earned?
Toward Science 10