Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Science 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 9 Science curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Curricular Competencies


Demonstrate an awareness of assumptions, question information given, and identify bias in their own work and secondary sources

Consider the changes in knowledge over time as tools and technologies have developed

Exercise a healthy, informed skepticism, and use scientific knowledge and findings to form their own investigations and to evaluate claims in secondary sources

Consider social, ethical, and environmental implications of the findings from their own and others’ investigations

Critically analyze the validity of information in secondary sources and evaluate the approaches used to solve problems

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Stereotyping and Bias


Sexual reproduction:

human sexual reproduction

MediaSmarts Resources

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information