The focus of this unit develops student understanding of science as Understanding, a Human Endeavour and Inquiry Skills through pedagogical content knowledge related to the early childhood and primary teaching contexts.
In this unit, students will challenge their understanding of the concepts and processes of teaching and learning of science in both primary and early childhood contexts. Students will construct interdisciplinary connections to other subject areas through scientific content and inquiry, planning and implementing of learning experiences that will develop a repertoire of teaching strategies, pedagogical content knowledge, assessment and management skills.
Prescribed Text - TEACHING PRIMARY SCIENCE CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH STUDENT RESOURCE ACCESS 12 MONTHS
Teaching Primary Science Constructively helps readers to create effective science learning experiences for primary students...