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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 3450 - Middle Grades: Science Methods

Hours: 4
A study of middle grades teaching methods in life, earth and space, and physical science, including planning and implementing standards-based inquiry investigations, and integrating history and philosophy of science and societal issues in the science curricula. Pre-service teachers will develop instructional and assessment strategies based on knowledge of middle-grades students’ difficulties in learning science. The course will help cultivate a science-specific professional knowledge base, including awareness of: safety issues involved in organizing and maintaining a science classroom, science-related community resources, and science teacher professional organizations.
Corequisites: EDUC 3410 or 3420 or permission of instructor.
Notes: Teacher candidates must achieve a grade of C or better.