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Introduction

Science and scientific literacy play a key role in educating citizens of today for the world tomorrow. Critical to succeeding in this endeavour are the core competencies that provide students with the ability to think critically, solve problems, and make ethical decisions ...

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Goals and Rationale

Science provides opportunities for us to better understand our natural world. Through science, we ask questions and seek answers to grow our collective scientific knowledge.

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What's New

The Science K–9 curriculum supports a place-based approach to science learning and ensures that environmental learning is present throughout the subject area.

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Quarks and Leptons

The purpose of this lesson is to further explore the building blocks of matter. Before this lesson, students would have explored the kinetic molecular theory and early models of the atom. Students should be comfortable with the concept that the atom is made up of three subatomic particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons.
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