This unit of study builds upon the work done in the prerequisite course Science Curriculum 1. The unit is designed to develop students' understanding of the nature of science teaching and high school pupils' learning of science. The unit will examine: the planning of science teaching and learning activities; the interpretation and implementation of syllabus aims; objectives, outcomes and content guidelines in the development of lessons and units of work; the integration of individual science disciplines within a multidisciplinary science curriculum. Across-curriculum perspectives and policies in science curriculum will be discussed.
2x2-hr workshop-seminars/wk for 8 wks
group seminar presentation (25%) and group unit plan stage 5 (25%) and individual resource folder (50%)
96 credit points of units, including EDSE3051