Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Department: Curriculum Studies
This introductory course will provide future elementary and middle school teachers with an opportunity to develop their confidence and capacity as science educators as they engage with the content and processes of scientific inquiry and knowing. Students will come to understand the nature of knowing through engagement with western and Indigenous perspectives. This course will interrogate current topics (for example, climate change, water and food security, evolution) and help teacher candidates to develop critical understanding of science and technology in society. Instructors will model instructional strategies for creating a positive learning environment for teaching scientific concepts found in the elementary and middle school curriculum.
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the College of Education.
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