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UGRD > EDC G > 465

Teaching & Learning in the Discipline Science

This course focuses on the teaching of science at the middle and secondary levels. It explores strategies that support the implementation of current standards in science education, addressing inquiry and experimentation as well as the role of technology in science teaching. The course examines various approaches to teaching selected topics and core concepts in the content areas of earth and space science, life science, physical science, the history and nature of science, and science as it relates to technology and social perspectives. The course introduces participants to resources and legal obligations relevant to the teaching of science and provides experience in designing standards-based lessons and assessments.

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