Dissection: Students study the anatomy of fetal pigs in a dissection lab












Dissection: Students study the anatomy of fetal pigs in a dissection lab.
DNA: Students conduct an experiment to extract the DNA from a banana into a test tube.












DNA: Students conduct an experiment to extract the DNA from a banana into a test tube.
Gallery Walk: Biology students work in groups to post information about various common diseases.












Gallery Walk: Biology students work in groups to post information about various common diseases.

AEC Offers Chemistry, Physics & Biology Courses

Adult Education Centres in Winnipeg offers a range of science courses covering the subjects of chemistry, physics and biology. Select from the list on this page to learn more. If you are ready to sign up, please give us a call.

Biology 40S

Available Classes
Days offered: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Nancy Cosby

Pre-requisite required: English 20F
Pre-requisite recommended: Biology 30S, General Science

Description
This interactive course consists of three major units, particularly suited for students seeking further medically-related post-secondary studies. Ongoing public-health issues in this course include:

  • Cell structure and theory, cancer and other major diseases
  • Human body systems, genetics, biodiversity and organism classification

Course content also focuses on current health concerns and practical life applications through a variety of research projects, in-class labs and class discussion.
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Chemistry 30S

Available Class
Days offered: Not offered Semester 2, 2016-2017. Please check back for future class offerings
Time: TBD.
Teacher: TBD
Note: This course will be taught at West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Avenue. View map.

Prerequisite required: Pre-Calculus 20S, Applied 30S, Core Math 31G or a math assessment showing strong math skills

Description
Topics include:

  • Atoms
  • Ions
  • Periodic table
  • Writing and naming chemical formulas
  • Balancing and identifying chemical reaction equations

It will also include a basic understanding of the mole concept, stoichiometry and limiting reactants, solutions, gases and organic chemistry.
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Chemistry 40S

Available Class
Days offered: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Christine Grosshans
Note: This course will be taught at West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Avenue. View map.

Prerequisite required: Chemistry 30S
Prerequisite recommended: Applied Math 30/40S

Description
Topics include:

  • Atomic structure (electronic configuration)
  • Kinetics (reaction rates)
  • Equilibrium (Le Chatelier’s Principle and solubility)
  • Acids and bases (pH and neutralization)
  • Electrochemistry (redox reactions and electrochemical cells)
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Physics 30S

Available Class
Days offered: Not offered Semester 1, 2016-2017. Please check back for future class offerings.
Time: TBD
Teacher: TBD
Note: This course will be held at West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Avenue. View map.

Prerequisite required: Introduction to Applied and Pre-Calculus Math 20S; Applied 30S or Core Math 31G; or a math assessment showing strong math skills

Description
This is a modified Physics 30S course with an emphasis on application of mathematics in real physics situations. It will help prepare students for Applied Math 40S as well as Physics 40S. The math component will include algebra, equation solving, some graphing, vectors and trigonometry. The physics component will include motion (velocity and acceleration) or mechanics as well as gravity and friction.
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Physics 40S

Available Class
Days offered: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Teacher: Hans Froese
Note: This course will be taught at West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Avenue. View map.

Prerequisite required: Physics 30S

Description
This course requires math skills in algebra and trigonometry, and some knowledge of Newtonian laws of motion.

The main focus of the course will be:

  • Fields
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Projectile and circular motion
  • Momentum and impulse
  • Electrical circuits, energy and power

Physics is useful and required in career choices such as engineering and X-ray technology, as well as medical and support careers.
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