EES102 - Foundations of Science Knowledge and Practice

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in course E200 or E359

Incompatible with:

SLE103

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

This unit commences in Trimester 1, 2021.

Content

This unit introduces students to the science knowledge and processes required by primary teachers. Students will learn about the key science ideas of form and function, stability and change, systems, scale and measurement, matter and energy, and pattern, order and organisation. With the use of learning technologies, students will draw on online resources to create digital tools that can assist in learning science ideas. They will learn about the nature of science and undertake a science investigation that demonstrates their use of science inquiry skills to solve problems.

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