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 Prep Series 2: Intro to GED Science (Live Class)

This is the second class in our short, GED Prep Series.  Just like the GED Social Studies Test, the Science Test looks at your ability to read and interpret information in text, diagrams, charts and graphs.  In this class, you will be introduced to sample questions from a variety of topics including, Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Physical Science.  Together, we will read the questions, find the key details, and break down the strategies for choosing the proper answer.  

GED Prep – Science

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

 

PLAR Prep - Biology Applied Pathway

This course prepares learners to write the Biology tasks on the Applied Science PLAR Assessment.  In this course, you will study the biology of the human body, from cells to systems.   You will learn about the impact of humans on Earth’s ecosystems. 

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PLAR Prep - Earth and Space Science Applied Pathway

This course prepares learners to write Earth and Space Science tasks on the Applied Science PLAR Assessment. You will study electricity and optics. You will learn how to build electric circuits and analyze how light reflects or refracts on different surfaces.

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PLAR Prep - Physics Applied Pathway

This course prepares learners to write the Physics tasks on the Applied Science PLAR Assessment. This course focuses on Earth and space science. You will study the characteristics of our solar system including the Earth’s composition, subsystems and natural resources. You will also examine effects humans are having on the earth and plant growth.

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PLAR Science - (Task 1) Cell Cycle

In this course, you will study the characteristics of the cell cycle and reproduction and the effects viruses have on the body.

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PLAR Science - (Task 2) Chemical Naming

In this course, you will learn chemical formulas, names, and chemical reactions in an equation format and identify features of the periodic table. You will gain an understanding of chemical safety, properties of acids and bases reactants and products.

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PLAR Science - (Task 3) Tissues, Organs and Biohazards

In this course, you will study from cells to systems in the human body. You will also learn about biohazards and workplace hazards. 

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PLAR Science - (Task 4) Electricity

In this course, you will study electricity and magnetism. You will learn how to calculate energy consumption and cost. 

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PLAR Science - (Task 5) Nutritional Science

Discover how the Canada Food Guide (2007) 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.

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Steps to Success

This is a great course for learners who are new to the LearningHUB or online learning! In this course, we give you strategies and tips to set you up for success! You will identify your learning style and discover some ways to take advantage of your learning preferences. You will be introduced to memory and study tips as well as strategies for managing your time, reaching out for help, setting goals and monitoring your progress. You will learn to identify your learning challenges and how to come up with solutions when faced with an obstacle.

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