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A popular Teaching Science resource created by Deakin Science & Environmental Education team
Science and Environmental Education is taught in the following courses:
In teaching science education, we want our students and other professionals to develop a critical appreciation of science, its practice, and a knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of science in schools. We want them to critically reflect on the nature and practice of science, and develop competency in designing approaches that support children in science learning.
Our teaching of science education is underpinned by several key ideas. We believe in a socio-constructivist approach which includes some essential elements: