Canadian International School of Kuwait

Canadian International School of Kuwait

Grade 12

Grade 12 Sociology

Human society is the most complex, unique and intriguing civilization to have ever existed. For those interested in exploring social behaviour and constructs in human society, Sociology provides an insightful understanding of how human society works as well as the functioning of human culture and customs. If you are aiming to study Sociology at an advanced level, Sociology is a suitable choice as it encompasses the study of various important aspects of society like social relations, social structure, interaction and mechanism.

Grade 12 Psychology

CISK Psychology introduces students to the science of psych.  Students learn foundational knowledge regarding the scientific method, and human anatomy, and apply this to the study of memory, learning, stress, thought and personality, and states of consciousness.  Students also analyze common psychological disorders career paths within Psychology.

Grade 12 Political Science

This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which individuals, stakeholder groups, and various institutions, including governments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations, respond to and work to address domestic and international issues. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate issues, events, and developments of national and international political importance, and to develop and communicate informed opinions about them.

Grade 12 Physics

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore these concepts with respect to motion; mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, energy transformation, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems; and the operation of commonly used tools and machines. They will develop their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics and solve both assigned problems and those emerging from their investigations. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Grade 12 Physical Education

This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sport, and the physiological, psychological, and social factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity and sport. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education and health, kinesiology, health sciences, health studies, recreation, and sports administration.

Grade 12 Other Subjects

Other Subjects Guides to history, math, biology, drama, poetry, sociology, plus many other subjects. Our most popular guides include quick quizzes

Grade 12 Informatics Practices

One of the popular subjects taken up by class 11 and 12 students, Information Practices majorly deals with acquainting them with operation handling and computer technology. The subject further helps in developing sound skills in Database Creation using technologies like SQL, to design, program and develop database-driven web applications using Graphical User Interface Programming Tools and Relational Database Management Systems. By the means of this blog, we aim to bring a complete guide of Informatics Practices Class 12, as well as an overview of the topics prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education for the subject. Syllabus of Informatics Practices Class 12 The curriculum designed of Informatics Practices Class 12, aims to develop in students on working knowledge of a computer system and peripherals. Given below the class 12 syllabus of IP: Unit No. Unit Name 1 Data Handling 2 Society, Law and Ethics 3 Data Management 4 Basic Software Engineering

Grade 12 Home Science

As the name suggested, Home Science is the study of Home which includes much more than what you think! The study of Home is not just confined to managing essential tasks for running a household. It also concerns building a Family Ecosystem which promotes better living. It combines the application of different fields including Human Environment, Management of Resouces, Child Development and Nutrition. Home Science is also an optional subject offered by CISK in class 11th and 12th.

Grade 12 History

This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from precontact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to identity and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada   This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.

Grade 12 Graphics Design

This curriculum is intended for students pursuing a career in the graphic design profession. This graphic design curriculum gives students the opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge required to function within the graphic design industry. Students use industry standard software and traditional media to visually express their ideas. By the end of the program, they will be able to produce graphic design and layout, illustration, and interactive graphic design to gain entry-level industry employment. Students also have the opportunity to work as self-employed graphic designers, or to continue their studies in graphic design at the post-secondary level.

Grade 12 Geography

The Cisk Geography course investigates the earth in which we live, providing an in-depth look at the the physical attributes of its lands and oceans, as well as the how its climate and geographical features have shaped the culture and economy of the people that live in specific regions. Students will explore how people deal with difficult environments and how they use their environment to their advantage. They will investigate geography-related challenges that lie ahead, as well as physical resource management. This course provides high school students with a strong foundation in world geography helping them to better understand the world around them. 1: Structure of the Earth-  2: Map Reading Skills-  3: Weather Studies-4: Climate-  5: Utilisation and Management of Water Resources- 6: Utilisation and Management of Wildlife Resources-  7: Sustainable Utilisation of Forest and Veld Products- 8: Utilisation and Management of Rangelands- 9: Utilisation and Management of Water, Coal and Sun Resources- Unit 10: Research Methods- 11: Agriculture: Arable and Pastoral Farming-  12: Tourism

Grade 12 English

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

Grade 12 Engineering Drawing

Engineering Design and Drafting Technologists participate in multi-discipline engineering projects. As technologists in this dynamic role, we use industry-standard software to collaborate, design, model, draft, coordinate and document projects in many disciplines, such as construction, mining and manufacturing. You’ll be trained in: computer aided drafting (CAD) 2D drafting 3D modeling cadastral survey drafting digital mapping civil, mechanical and structural drafting building information modeling (BIM) geographic information systems (GIS) cadastral surveying civil, mechanical and structural design computer programming engineering materials applied mechanics fluid mechanics applications project management

Grade 12 Economics

This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues.

Grade 12 Computer Science

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer science. Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.

Grade 12 Chemistry

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, energy changes and rates of reaction, chemical systems and equilibrium, electrochemistry, and atomic and molecular structure. Students will further develop problem-solving and laboratory skills as they investigate chemical processes, at the same time refining their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in daily life, and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.

Grade 12 Business studies

This Grade 12 Business Studies study guide presents the subject material in an accessible, organised format. This study guide reinforces your knowledge with bulleted summaries, illustrative diagrams and tables. Exam questions from recent Grade 12 exams at the end of each topic enable you to assess your Business Studies understanding and practice your skills

Grade 12 Biology

This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes associated with biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on achievement of the detailed knowledge and refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

Grade 12 Geometry

Teaching high school geometry is an important step in expanding your child’s foundation in math. It gives them the opportunity to build on their conceptual understanding of rigid transformations established in middle school and make algebraic connections that they’ve learned in the past. Course topics include: Points, Segments, Length Pythagorean Theorem Rays, Angles, Planes Congruency Logic Reasoning (truth tables) Transformations Postulates and Theorems of Geometry Geometric Proofs Complement and Supplement Properties of Triangles Special Triangles (30-60-90 and 45-45-90) Polygons Euler’s Formula Similar Figures Trigonometric Ratios Properties of Circles Arc, Arc Length, Chords, and Sectors

Grade 12 Algebra 2

At this level, your child’s goals and objectives for Algebra 2 may be very specific, targeting discrete concepts or skills. Here are some examples of 11th grade Algebra 2 learning goals and objectives:
  • Evaluate sums, differences, products, and quotients of functions.
  • Use the discriminant to determine the number and type of roots of a quadratic equation.
  • Determine the roots of and factor a polynomial function.
  • Graph rational functions that have only vertical or horizontal asymptotes.
  • Write one-variable radical inequalities to model problems.
  • Solve logarithmic expressions by converting between logarithmic and exponential forms.
  • Compare sine, cosine, and tangent values for angles having the same reference angle.
  • Analyze a function rule or graph to determine transformations of the parent function.

Grade 12 Algebra 1

The main goal of Algebra 1 is to develop fluency in working with linear equations and extend their knowledge of irrational numbers, experience with tables, and graphs as well as help them make meaningful connections to real life’s experiences. Additionally, an algebra 1 course should promote inquiry and a focus on big ideas. Each one of your algebra 1 lessons should objectives for your child to achieve. These can look something like this:
  • Determine the domain and range of a functional relationship.
  • Identify the slope and y-intercept of a linear function.
  • Create absolute value equations to model and solve problems.
  • Solve a system of linear equations using substitution.
  • Evaluate a quadratic function using tables, graphs, and equations.
  • Make reasonable estimates using rational and irrational numbers.
  • Accurately simplify numerical expressions containing square roots.
  • Successfully find common monomial factors of polynomials.

Grade 12 Calculus

This course builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three dimensional space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and apply these concepts and skills to the modelling of real-world relationships. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or physics course.

Grade 12 Mathematics

This course enables students to extend their knowledge of functions. Students will investigate and apply properties of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions; continue to represent functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically; develop facility in simplifying expressions and solving equations; and solve problems that address applications of algebra, trigonometry, vectors, and geometry. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course prepares students for a variety of college technology programs. This course enables students to broaden their understanding of real-world applications of mathematics. Students will analyse data using statistical methods; solve problems involving applications of geometry and trigonometry; solve financial problems connected with annuities, budgets, and renting or owning accommodation; simplify expressions; and solve equations. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.