Dec 05, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

BIOS 402X - Interdisciplinary Teaching of Science in Secondary Education


Crosslisted as CHEM 493X, ENVS 483X, GEOL 483, and PHYS 493X. Methods and theory for the teaching of interdisciplinary science in grades 6-12. Exploration of the nature and purpose of science and its underlying assumptions, the social and cultural challenges in science teaching, and the potential solutions to these challenges through research, discussion, and reflection. Use of state and national science standards to develop student learning objectives and to design inquiry-based lesson plans, micro-teaching, construction and use of assessment rubrics, and ongoing development of a professional portfolio.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: Consent of department.

Credits: 3