Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

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

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