Teaching Science 2A (EDSE3068)


This unit of study builds upon the work done in the prerequisite course Science Curriculum 1. The unit is designed to develop students' understanding of the nature of science teaching and high school pupils' learning of science. The unit will examine: the planning of science teaching and learning activities; the interpretation and implementation of syllabus aims; objectives, outcomes and content guidelines in the development of lessons and units of work; the integration of individual science disciplines within a multidisciplinary science curriculum. Across-curriculum perspectives and policies in science curriculum will be discussed.

Further unit of study information


2x2-hr workshop-seminars/wk for 8 wks


group seminar presentation (25%) and group unit plan stage 5 (25%) and individual resource folder (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


96 credit points of units, including EDSE3051

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.