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ESS412 - Science Experiments You Can Eat

Unit details

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2014 unit information

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




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Contact hours:

This online unit offers 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.


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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