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CHEM 414X - Interdisciplinary Teaching of Science in Secondary and Middle Level Education


Crosslisted as BIOS 414X, ENVS 414X, GEOL 414, and PHYS 414X. 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