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Science Topics for Early Childhood - EDMT5689

Year - 2018

Infants, toddlers and young children are naturally curious about the world around them, questioning, making assumptions and conducting experiments through play to determine how things work. This unit of study assists students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills around guiding young children's investigations into science and technology and promoting environment sustainability in the early childhood setting. It equips students with the capacity to develop young children's foundational understanding of science and technology concepts as part of their everyday world.

Classes
1x1-hr lecture, 1x1-hr tutorial, 1 x 2-hr practical workshop weeks 1-6, 11-13.

Assessment
1500wd project (25%) and 3000wd professional paper (50%) and a 1500wd excursion venue report (25%).

Textbooks
Campbell, C., Jobling, W., and Howitt, C. (2018). Science in early childhood (3rd ed.). Victoria, Australia: Cambridge University Press.

Pre-requisites

24 credit points including EDMT5687

Prohibitions

EDMT5558

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Christine Preston
HECS Band: 1
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