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(ELED 360) Science Methods for Elementary Teachers

Students examine the teaching of elementary science from a theoretical and practical background including the use of state guidelines. Emphasis is placed on the discovery approach using hands-on experiences.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Pre- or corequisite EDU 312
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Elementary Education (BS), Education Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in basic principles and knowledge of elementary science education.
  2. Demonstrate positive professional dispositions in teaching science.
  3. Plan, teach and manage effective inquiry-based science lessons according to standards in order to meet individual needs in a K-6 classroom.