Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GS 4403 - Teaching Science in Middle and High Schools (3) [WID]

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID)
This course is for the prospective middle/high school science teacher and it focuses on effective instructional strategies for teaching principles associated with major school science disciplines. Emphasis is placed on planning, science process skills, inquiry-based instruction, hands-on/minds-on activities, improvising materials, demonstrations, and assessment techniques. Special emphasis is also placed on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and the Next Generation Science Education Standards. A minimum of 15 hours of experience in public school classrooms will be required as part of this course. It is STRONGLY ADVISED that all other requirements for licensure (except student teaching) be completed prior to this course.
Prerequisite: RC 2001  or its equivalent and Admission to Teacher Education.
[Dual-listed with GS 5403.] Dual-listed courses require senior standing; juniors may enroll with permission of the department.