2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    Mar 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GNSC 0360 - Methods of Science Education for Pre-K-6

Credits: 2

This course prepares students to teach PreK-6 science.  An activity-based format is used to create a learning environment that fosters inquiry learning and teaching.  Emphasis is placed on the role and use of hands-on materials, resources, and technology that encourage the development of fundamental concepts outlined in the state science frameworks.  Topics may include: inquiry, engineering design, learning theories, the learning cycle, current state and national standards for science education, lesson plan development, and techniques for assessment.

Prerequisites: Science courses required for early childhood, elementary, or special education licensure, or permission of the instructor.
Corequisite: EDUC 0319  or EDUC 0354