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Science in Primary School

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU70011

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 12 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit focuses on preparing students to teach science and technology in the primary classroom.


  • Relevant National and/or State and Territory curriculum
  • STEM: The relationship between Science and Technology
  • Contemporary pedagogical approaches and methods of teaching and learning in Science, including the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Principles of planning and assessing within Science
  • Strategies for assessing student learning, including the importance and functions of moderation and providing feedback to enhance learning
  • Maintaining safe, inclusive and challenging learning environments in a primary Science classroom
  • Student engagement
  • Science knowledge and concepts
  • Resources in science

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