University of Technology Sydney

013243 Science Teaching Methods 1

6cp; 3hpw x 9wks (lecture and tutorial, online) To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring D 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 3 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session (post-PEx) will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
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Anti-requisite(s): 013419 Science Teaching Methods 1 AND 028263 Science Teaching Methods 1


The subject includes study of secondary syllabuses, lesson planning, approaches to learning and teaching, and different forms and functions of practical work and its role in learning and teaching. This subject explores science teaching and curriculum through the lens of contemporary theory and practices to competently teach science in a secondary school. In terms of teaching and learning, there is a heavy focus on a range of teaching strategies and resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning. This subject is a pre-requisite for the other science teaching methods, and professional experience, subjects.

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