Science: Methods and Practice | Prescott College

Science: Methods and Practice

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This course explores various elements of science and environmental education for K-8 students. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the science curricular areas specific to the school district, state, and national education standards, including the national common core standards. Topics covered include: a variety of manipulative tools for science and environmental education; teaching science to diverse populations; science as problem solving; and a variety of specific experiential exercises for teaching ecology and science concepts. Students will prepare original lesson plans, engage in several classroom observations, and experience a wide range of "hands-on" learning activities for science and environmental education.