Why Consider Teaching Science? Presentation for the Future Teachers Program California State University Fullerton What is Science? What is Science? With a partner, compose a definition. Be prepared to share with the class. Answer: What is Science?
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Presentation for the
Future Teachers Program
California State University Fullerton
What is Science?
With a partner, compose a definition. Be prepared to share with the class.
There is no one absolute definition, but your definitions might include some of the following:
Draw a picture of a scientist. Include as much detail as you can.
Be prepared to share.
Many organizations have an opinion about what science we should teach. For example:
California Science Framework
This is the blueprint for how to teach science, containing information about:
Science Content Standards
See more at K-12 Science Content Standards
Environmental Science is a major part of the elementary science curriculum, and many curriculum projects such are designed to make learners environmentally aware.
Click on pictures to find out what these teachers are doing!
I'm Dave, a middle school science teacher. I teach several grades and so I cover lots of science topics, covering things like earth science, living things, astronomy, and more. Today, I'm working with my sixth graders to investigate electricity. Click on my picture and I'll show you how I do it!
Schedule an appointment with a science teacher or student teacher at your school and ask them the following questions. Write the answers in your blue book.
This presentation focused on science.
Review the definition of scientific literacy on slide 11.
Use the Web resources on the next slide to complete the following in your blue book: