CBSE 3207 Teaching Science: Childhood Education

1 hour recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 2 credits

Methods of teaching basic science concepts and processes to children. Focus on promoting scientific curiosity and developing literacy through inquiry and active learning needed for science explorations. Methods of teaching science to all students, including English language learners and children with special needs. Application of course content in field sites with emphasis on developing reflective practice. Continuation of portfolio development. Taught in coordination with General Science 3050 [20].

Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 3203 [38] and General Science 2040 [9.1], or 2010 [9.2], or 2020 [9.3], or 2030 [9.4], or 2050 [9.5]. Corequisite: General Science 3050 [20].

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