Inspire Young Scientists in the Primary Classroom

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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course will help you teach science experiments in the primary classroom. You will discover how to develop the scientific literacy of students and motivate their interest in learning science.
You’ll learn:

  • How to involve students in simple science experiments.
  • How to develop the scientific literacy of students.
  • How science is linked to curriculum outcomes.
  • Where to download teaching resources that you can use right away.

HOW LONG DOES IT GO FOR?

This course will take you 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks. You will have ongoing access.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. You receive a certificate when you finish.

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need this equipment to conduct some fun science experiments:

  • 1 jar with a lid (any size will do)
  • Tap water
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • 1 small bowl
  • Ground pepper

WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?

  • Science: Foundation – Year 6, Science Inquiry Skills strand
  • Cross curriculum priorities: Sustainability
  • General capabilities: Personal and Social Capability

IS IT ACCREDITED FOR PD HOURS?

This course is mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
It is accredited for professional development hours for:

Proficient Teacher
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
3.3.3 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning
3.4.2 Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning

 

 

 

As a not-for-profit organisation all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.

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