Science and Technology 1 (EDUP3009)

UNIT OF STUDY

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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Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites

96 credit points of units

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Non-award/non-degree study

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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.