Science Concepts 2 (EDUP2008)

UNIT OF STUDY

Science Concepts 2 is a unit of study for all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Primary degree and builds on work in Science Concepts 1. The unit provides students with a background in science, children's understanding of scientific concepts and science as a human endeavour relating to physics and geoscience, relevant to their curriculum studies in K-6 Science

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/wk for 7wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 9 wks, 1x4-hr excursion

Assessment

1200wd physics assignment (20%) and 600wd excursion report (10%) and 1200wd geoscience investigation (20%) and 3hr exam (50%)

Textbooks

Skamp, P., 2004, Ed. Teaching primary science constructively, Second Edition, Southbank: Thomson

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units

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