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ESS412 - Science Experiments You Can Eat

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Campbell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Students are also required to attend a 6 hour intensive on one Friday. The Friday 6 hour intensive is offered at Burwood (Melbourne) campus. Students unable to attend can be offered electronic on-line assistance.

Content

Investigation in primary classrooms of the chemical and physical changes which happen to food during its preparation and cooking. Background information about each topic is given and related teaching and learning issues are raised. Samples of activities are provided for students to explore each topic. Science ideas and possible questions for investigation are presented to assist with planning units of work. Based on these understandings, students develop teaching strategies and curriculum materials designed for primary-school children. Students engage with ICT strategies in the development of units of work.

Assessment

Two assignments, 50% each; assignments to include curriculum development. Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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