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Social Studies 10

Social Studies 10 Course Overview

Big Ideas

Global and regional conflicts have been a powerful force in shaping our contemporary world and identities.

The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.

Worldviews lead to different perspectives and ideas about developments in Canadian society.

Historical and contemporary injustices challenge the narrative and identity of Canada as an inclusive, multicultural society.



Social Studies 10 focuses on historical issues specific to British Columbia, as well as major issues concerning Canada as a whole.

Where Does This Course Fit?

  • Prerequisites: Social Studies 9
  • Graduation Status: Socials 10 is a mandatory course requirement for graduation.

Course Materials

  • All materials for this course can be found online.

Brief Outline




Colonial British Columbia


Canada: The Birth of a Nation and B.C. within it


Chinese Canadian Legacies in B.C.


Canadian Culture and Identity

Assessment Percentage Breakdown

Assessment Type

Percentage of the Course



Online Quizzes


Midterm exam


Final exam


You have up to a year to complete your course. 

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