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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDU 3550 - Teaching Elementary School Science and Health



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): EDU 3444 or SED 3820; EDU 3445 or SED 3050; SCI 2600

Corequisite(s): EDU 3665, EDU 3666

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): MTL 3600 or SED 3950; AND SCI 2610

Description: This course focuses on teaching science and health to K-6 students, with an emphasis on concepts and processes, and the methods pertinent to the construction of elementary science and health content. This course provides the opportunity to use assessment data to guide science and health instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills by exploring these ideas through hands-on experiences. Development of positive attitudes towards science and health is examined. Teacher candidates implement these instructional practices in the co-requisite field experience.



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