Science and Technology 1 (EDUP3009)


Through applying the learning processes of Working Technologically, this unit focuses on developing children's interest and skills in understanding and using technology. In particular, it considers design as a creative process, founded on an understanding of the natural and physical world, which promotes science conceptual understanding. Teaching of these learning processes includes emphasis on the content strands: Built Environments, Information, Products and Material World. The unit incorporates the curriculum priority areas: classroom managementand information and communication technologies. Students will engage in evaluation and selection / development of activities and resources relevant to the teaching of science and technology in the primary school (K-6) classroom.

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1x1-hr lecture/wk for 4 wks, 1x2-hr seminar-workshop/wk for 10 wks


presentation (15%) and 2000wd critical essay (50%) and team practical project with 1000wd individual reflection (35%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points of units

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