Teaching Science 1B (EDSE3078)


This unit of study is to be undertaken by double method science preservice teachers. This unit builds upon concurrent study of the integration of the Science as a Human Endeavour strand in the National Science Curriculum. The focus of this unit is to extend preservice teachers' understanding of some significant issues in the history and philosophy of science and the Nature of Science in supporting the development of quality learning experiences in science classes

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture for 7 wks, 2x2-hr seminar/wk for 7 wks


3000wd essay including presentation (50%) and lesson presentation (25%) and 1000wd reflection (25%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


72 credit points of untis, including 24 Intermediate credit points from two of (Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Physics)



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.