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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

PHYS 493X - Interdisciplinary Teaching of Science in Secondary Education


Crosslisted as BIOS 402X, CHEM 493X, ENVS 483X, and GEOL 483. Methods and theory for the teaching of interdisciplinary science in grades 6-12. 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 are explored through research, discussion, and reflection. Requirements include using 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.

Credits: 3