Courses during the 1415-WT term
A practical experience in the elementary, middle, or secondary schools in which students observe teachers, assist with small group instruction, and teach a micro lesson in science. Must be taken concurrently with EDU 327 or with consent of the director.

An introduction to teaching the content and processes of science in the elementary/middle school. Included are the components of good science education: the nature of problem solving, scientific knowledge, and the interactions of science, technology, and society. Methods and strategies of teaching science will be studied and practiced. Students will play and active role in sharing their activities and will practice teaching techniques. Attendance at an environmental science education workshop is required. Students are also responsible for basic science content. Field work included: students concurrently enroll in EDU 391. Prereq: EDU 221, and admission to the Teacher Education Program or consent of the director.