ED 302 - Science Methods
This course supports the pre-service teacher in planning for the teaching of science in the K-6 classroom. Major concepts, curriculum theory and instructional strategies appropriate to science education are explored. Major principles of science, development of science lesson plans, experiments, demonstrations, enrichment activities, and science projects using a hands-on approach are included. Current research, issues and frameworks in science will be examined. Focus will be on assessment, cooperative learning, and hands-on science. A field component of 20-25 hours is included in this course.
Prerequisites & Notes
ED 203, ED 207 or ED 220, and junior year status.