Investigating in Science and Technology (EDUP3005)


This unit is the first of two dealing with issues, strategies and resources relevant to the teaching of Science and Technology in the K-6 curriculum. It builds upon foundation studies in science undertaken by students in the Science Foundations units EDUF1016 and EDUF1017.

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1x 1-hr lecture/wk in weeks 1-5 and 1x 2-hr workshop/wk in weeks 2-9


1x examination of an existing unit (group task) (20%) and 1x lesson plan and in-school presentation (group task) (25%) and 1x revision and redevelopment of unit (group task) (20%) and 1x reflection on your learning on teaching science (individual) (35%)

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96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units

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