Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Science and Technology 1 - EDUP3009

Year - 2018

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 management and 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.

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

Assessment
Presentation (15%) and 2000wd STEM resource evaluation (40%) and team practical project with 1000wd individual reflection (45%)

Pre-requisites

114 credit points including EDUP3001 and EDUP3002 and EDUP3003 and EDUP3008

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: Senior
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Christine Preston
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.