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SCED 322 - Science Education in the Elementary School


Description:
Techniques, selection of materials and appropriate subject matter for the various grade levels. Demonstrations and student investigative activities for use in classroom science teaching.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance, and conditional or full admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop and teach a science lesson to elementary students using the learning cycle method.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the scientific method.
  • Appropriately assess student learning by developing and appropriately applying assessments that measure student learning outcomes relative to standards.
  • Use safe practices when teaching science.
  • Adapt existing curricula and resources to age-appropriate lessons using best teaching practices.
  • Demonstrate effective questioning skills to guide students in hands-on exploration.
  • Integrate science lessons with other subjects.
  • Align curricular materials to specific benchmarks such as NSES, WA EALRs and WA GLEs.

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