Grade 9 Science Resources in L4U Physical Library:

Below are the 4 Big Ideas for Grade 9 Science, and some resources in our L4U Physical Library that you might like to use to assist you in addressing the Learning Standards

 


Gr. 9.1:  Cells are derived from cells

  1. Exploring Creation with Biology” by Jay Wile
    • Note:  Pay particular attention to the “On Your Own” sections, and complete as many of the experiments as possible.
    • Asexual Reproduction of Bacteria, pages 44 – 49
    • Cellular Reproduction and DNA, pages 195 – 226
    • Mendelian Genetics, pages 227 – 260
    • Reproduction in Plants, pages 473 – 494

Gr. 9.2:  The electron arrangement of atoms impacts their chemical nature 

  1. Exploring Creation with Physical Science” by Jay Wile
    • Note:  Pay particular attention to the “On Your Own” sections, and complete as many of the experiments as possible.
    • Module 13: The Forces in Creation – Part 3
  2. “The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory” by Raymond E. Barrett
    • EXPERIMENT: Spinthariscope, pages 100 – 101

 

 


Grade 9.3:  Electric current is the flow of electric charge 

  1. Exploring Creation with Physical Science” by Jay Wile
    • Note:  Pay particular attention to the “On Your Own” sections, and complete as many of the experiments as possible.
    • Module 12: The Forces in Creation – Part 2
  2. “The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory” by Raymond E. Barrett
    • EXPERIMENT: Variable Load, pages 129 – 130 

Gr. 9.4:  The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them

  1. “Exploring Creation with Biology” by Jay Wile
    • Note:  Pay particular attention to the “On Your Own” sections, and complete as many of the experiments as possible.
    • Module #10:  Ecology, (beginning with “The Physical Environment” at bottom of page 309)
  2. “It’s Getting Hot in Here” by Bridget Heos
    • Note:  Be sure to COMPLETE “Be the Change” sections on the red pages, and then RECORD your observations
    • Chapters 1, 2, 10, 14 and 15

 

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