courses

Credit or PLAR - Science Prep

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge of Science to get ready to take a high school credit course or write the 9/10 Science PLAR assessment.  *NOTE – Level of curriculum assigned will be based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED - Introduction to GED Science (Live Class)

The GED Science Test examines your ability to understand and interpret science information from text, diagrams, charts and graphs. Take this class to learn more and work through sample questions with an instructor. Questions involve all areas – Life Science, Earth and Space Science and Physical Science.

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.3, A2.1-A2.3, A3, B1.2, B2.1, B3.1-B3.2, D.1-D.2

GED Prep - Earth & Space Science

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge and understanding of earth and space science in preparation for writing the GED Science Test.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep - Physical Science

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge and understanding of physical science in preparation for writing the GED Science Test.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep – Chemistry

This advanced course provides an introduction to Chemistry and Chemical Transformations. Lessons include: Atomic Structure; Electronic Structure; Periodic Table & Trends; Naming Chemical Compounds; Properties of Acids, Bases & Salts; Bonding; Gases and their Properties; Solutions; Formulas, Equations & Stoichiometry; Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Reactions, Solubility & Precipitation, Reaction Rates; and, States of Matter.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep – Life Science

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge and understanding of biology/life science in preparation for writing the GED Science Test.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Introduction to SABA (Live Class)

This class is for first time users of the SABA program. If you are taking a SABA Class on the LearningHUB, we recommend you take this class first. We will practise using the communication tools including the microphone, text chat and participation icons. You will also learn how to use the markup tools and practise using them on the Whiteboard. If this course isn't available before your SABA Class is scheduled, a playback of the session should be watched so you are ready for your first class. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Nutritional Science

Discover how the Canada Food Guide can be used to determine appropriate servings and to make healthy choices. Learn to interpret food labels and advertisements to decide which product is a healthier choice to plan a healthy meal for yourself or your family.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Steps to Success

Some learn best by watching or reading, some by listening, and others by trying things on their own.  Our favourite way to learn is called our preferred learning style and knowing your style can help you learn better. This course will help you identify your learning style, and will provide strategies to use that take advantage of your preference.  You will learn how to use memory strategies like mnemonic phrases or images.  Online learning is very different from classroom learning.  This course helps to identify learning challenges and obstacles and how to cope when faced with a challenge.   The goal of this course is to help you explore strategies for managing time, reaching out for help, setting goals and monitoring your learning.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.
 

Strategies to Learn Science

Register for this curriculum to learn helpful tips and strategies to understand the vocabulary and key concepts of Science as a discipline, and understand the skills needed to perform scientific experiments and research. This curriculum is helpful for those preparing to write the GED Science Test and/or take a Science credit course or write the PLAR Science Test.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.