EDU 317

Science in the Elementary School

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Fall Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

The purpose of this course is to provide meaningful and practical learning experiences that will prepare teacher candidates to create effective science learning environments for elementary school students. Teacher candidates will participate in the same kind of inquiry-based experiences that they will use in their own teaching with emphasis on applying the scientific process and proper laboratory procedures. Topics include light and color, matter, forces, motion, energy, geology, weather and astronomy. Eight hours of field observations are required.