2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 31, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 481 - Science Methods


Credits: 3
This course uses experiential methods, readings, and class discussions to introduce students to best practices for teaching science to children. Students keep a science journal, conduct an open-inquiry, and master 5Es and learning-cycle lesson models and questioning strategies that support the learning of science concepts through scientific inquiry. The course emphasizes student thinking, inductive lesson design, and student work analysis for quality science instruction in elementary school classrooms.