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NSVS Course Catalogue 2012 - 2013
NSVS Nova Scotia Virtual School Courses for 2016-2017
Please click on the following subjects to find our courses. how to enrol
Science Immersion Introduction à la Littérature Visual Arts Mathematics Entrepreneurship Social Studies Tourism
Multimedia Law Fitness Leadership Workplace Health & Safety Family Studies English Business Technology Computer Programming

Advanced Placement

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AP Biology (011282)/AP Seminar(098240)
first semester
semester 2 *2 Credits /Full year commitment*
Email: nsvs@novascotia.ca for further information
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
APSeminar/AP Environmental Science (098240)

first semester semester 2 *2 Credits /Full year commitment*
Email: nsvs@novascotia.ca for further information
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
AP Research (098241)

first semester semester 2 *2 Credits /Full year commitment*
Email: nsvs@novascotia.ca for further information
(Only available if students have taken AP Biology/AP Seminar
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
IB Math Studies (008207)

first semester semester 2 *2 Credits /Full year commitment*
Email: nsvs@novascotia.ca for further information
(available to students in IB schools only)
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
science

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Biology (11153) 11 semester 1
Nelson Biology 11 - Copyright 2002 Authors - Dr. Bob Ritter, Christine Adam-Carr, Douglas Fraser ISBN-13: 978-0-17-612138-9, ISBN-10: 0-17-612138-2
Nelson Biology 12 - Copyright 2003 Authors - Maurice DiGiuseppe, Angela Vavitsas, Dr. Bob Ritter, Douglas Fraser, Anu Arora, Beth Lisser, ISBN 0-17-625987-2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Biology (11155) 11 semester 1
Nelson Biology 11 - Copyright 2002 Authors - Dr. Bob Ritter, Christine Adam-Carr, Douglas Fraser ISBN-13: 978-0-17-612138-9 ISBN-10: 0-17-612138-2
Nelson Biology 12 - Copyright 2003 Authors - Maurice DiGiuseppe, Angela Vavitsas, Dr. Bob Ritter, Douglas Fraser, Anu Arora, Beth Lisser, ISBN 0-17-625987-2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Chemistry (11149) 11 semester 1
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Chemistry Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Chemistry (11015) 11 semester 1
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Chemistry Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Physics (11150) 11 first semester
semester 2 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Physics Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Program at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Physics (11020) 11 first semester
semester 2 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Physics Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Chemistry (11151) 12
semester 2
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Chemistry Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Chemistry (11017) 12
semester 2
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Chemistry Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Geology (11211) 12 semester 1
'Physical Geology and the Environment' - First Canadian Edition by Plummer, McGeary, Carlson, Eyles and Eyles Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Physics (11152) 12 semester 1 second semester
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Physics Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Physics (11022) 12 semester 1
second semester
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Physics Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Oceans (011214) 11 first semester
semester 2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
immersion

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Biologie (11179) 11
semester 2 No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Biologie Avancée (11031) 11
semester 2 No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Océans (11180) 11 semester 1 semester 2 No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Biologie (11123) 12
semester 2 Biologie 11 and Biologie 12 from McGraw-Hill Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Biologie Avancée (11259) 12
semester 2
Biologie 11 and Biologie 12 from McGraw-Hill Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Etudes Planétaires (Géographie) ( 12399) 12
semester 2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
 Introduction à la Littérature

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Introduction à la Littérature (22140) 12
second semester
Un Homme et son péché La Fille Laide Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
arts

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Visual Arts (1077) 10 semester 1

Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Gimp, PowerPoint, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required. Digital Camera, tripod for camera, *Art kit
Visual Arts (1081) 11
semester 2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Gimp, PowerPoint, Word Processing Software, Headsets and webcams are required. Digital Camera, tripod for camera, *Art Kit
Advanced Visual Arts (1078) 11
semester 2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software,Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Gimp, at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required. Digital Camera, tripod for camera, *Art Kit
math

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Mathematics (8067) 11 first semester
second semester
e-Book- Foundations of Mathematics 11, Nelson 2011 (available in PDF in NSVS course) Scanner, Printer, TI-83/84 Calculator, Math set. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, adobe, and some sort of image editing software (such as paint) at minimum. Binder, looseleaf, graph paper, pencils, erasers and coloured pencils.Headsets and webcams are required.
Mathematics (8073) 12 first semester
second semster
e-Book - Foundations of Mathematics 12, Nelson (available in PDF in NSVS course)
Scanner, Printer, TI-83/84 Calculator, Math set. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, adobe, and some sort of image editing software (such as paint) at minimum. Binder, looseleaf, graph paper, pencils, erasers and coloured pencils.Headsets and webcams are required.
Accounting (2003) 12
semester 2 e-Book - Principles of Accounting textbook, 4th ed.
isbn10: 0133132366
isbn13: 9780133132366
Study Guide and Working Papers (optional) isbn10: 0132667630 isbn13: 9780132667630
Online CD tutorial, Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Calculus (8190) 12 semester 1 second semester

Scanner, TI-83/84 Calculator, Autograph Software, Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
PreCalculus (8829) 11 semester 1
second semester e-Book - Pre-Calculus 11, McGraw-Hill Ryerson (available in PDF in NSVS course) Scanner, Printer, TI-83/84 Calculator, Math set. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, adobe, and some sort of image editing software (such as paint) at minimum. Binder, looseleaf, graph paper, pencils, erasers and coloured pencils.Headsets and webcams are required.
PreCalculus (8156) 12 first semester
second semester
e-Book - Pre-Calculus 12 , McGraw-Hill Ryerson (available in PDF in NSVS course) Scanner, Printer, TI-83/84 Calculator, Math set. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, adobe, and some sort of image editing software (such as paint) at minimum. Binder, looseleaf, graph paper, pencils, erasers and coloured pencils. Headsets and webcams are required.
entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship (2098) 12 semester 1 semester 2 Entrepreneurship: Creating a Venture Still Camera,Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Arts Entrepreneurship (1090)
12
second semester

Still Camera and video camera,Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
social studies

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African Canadian Studies (12218) 11 semester 1
*Black History: Africa, The Caribbean, and The Americas (2009) DVD's *Amistad Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Canadian History (12330) 11
semester 2 Canada's History - Voices and Visions Author Susan LeBel, Jeff Orr Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Global Geography (12209) 12 semester 1 semester 2 No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Audacity, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced Global Geography (12359) 12 semester 1
No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Global Politics (12423) 12 semester 1 semester 2 No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Sociology (12420) 12 semester 1 semester 2 Sociology in Our Times' 3rd edition Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
tourism

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Tourism (98205) 11 semester 1
Passport An Introduction to the Tourism Industry (5th Edition) Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
multimedia

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Film and Video Production (327023) 12 semester 1
semester 2 DVD's -*Bowling for Columbine
Video camera, digital camera, tripod, microphone. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, iMovie (or Windows Movie Maker), Audacity or Garageband, Photoshop Elements or Gimp, Power Point, Word Processing Software. Headsets and webcams are required.
Multimedia (327057) 12
semester 2
Microphone, video camera, digital camera. Computers should have Photoshop Elements, Windows Movie Maker, Word Processing Software. Headsets and webcams are required.
law

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Law (12028) 12 first semester

e-Book - Law in Action: Understanding Canadian Law, second edition (available in PDF in NSVS course) Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
fitness

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Fitness Leadership (101083) 11 semester 1
No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
workplace

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Career Development (149170) 11 semester 1
No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Workplace Health & Safety (149104) 11 semester 1
No additional requirements Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
family studies

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Canadian Families (5056) 12
semester 2 Individuals and Families: Diverse Perspectives" by McGraw-Hill Ryerson Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
english

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Advanced English (4251) 11 semester 1
--- Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required.
Advanced English (4252) 12 semester 1
Students will read four novels and numerous shorter texts including essays, poems, and short stories. Students will view photo essays and various media including audio files, infographics, and video files. Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing Software at minimum. Headsets and webcams are required as well. Students will also require a means to record audio for interviewing purposes.
business

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Business Technology (2354) 11
semester 2 Glencoe Keyboarding with Computer Applications Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing, Excel, Power Point. Headsets and webcams are required.
computer programming

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Computer Programming (100073) 12
semester 2
Computers should have Quicktime, Inspiration, Word Processing, Excel, Power Point, Scratch, Java SE Development Kit and Dr Java (Java Compiler). Headsets and webcams are required.
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