EDUC 3107 Science Inquiry for Young Children: General and Special Education

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as EDUC 45.1.
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1 hour recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 2 credits

Creation of environments that promote scientific curiosity and playful exploration in all children, including children with special needs and English language learners. Integration of science within the early childhood curriculum; the role of movement, music, and the performing arts in representing, refining, reviewing, and communicating science learning. Exploration of technologies and community resources, with a particular focus on urban environments. Review of professional, state, and local curriculum standards. Family involvement in science education. Development of teaching portfolio. Taught in coordination with General Science 3050 [20].

Prerequisite: Education 2001 [16], 2002 [34], 3101 [36.1], 3102 [37.11], 3103 [39], 3104 [40.1], and 3105 [43.1]. Corequisite: Education 3106 [44.1]; General Science 3050 [20].


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