New BC Science Safety Resource Manual
The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the BC Science Teachers' Association has updated the BC Science Safety Resource Manual.
The revised manual:
· highlights the focus on inquiry in the new science curriculum,
· has expanded safety considerations for elementary science, and
· includes the updates to WHMIS standards.
You can find this manual in the tools section on the Ministry of Education website:
Science 10-12 Curriculum Drafts - June 2016
The Ministry of Education has posted the revised draft curriculum for Grades 10-12 to their website (https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum). The proposed courses are:
Earth Sciences 11
Environmental Science 11
Life Sciences 11
Science for Citizens 11
Anatomy and Physiology 12
Environmental Science 12
A feedback process will be established on the Ministry of Education website along with the posting. Feedback received will be used to guide revisions and finalize the curriculum during the 2016/2017 school year.
Final Version - New K-9 Science Curriculum
The final version of the new 2016 K-9 Science Curriculum has been completed and posted:
A printable version of the curriculum can also be found here:
Current Science Curriculum
The IRPs for all current 10-12 Science Courses in BC can be found on the Ministry IRP Website
Provincial Exam Specifications
Other Useful Documents: