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Science for the Classroom 2 - SCC1502

Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
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Purpose: The module builds on the foundation as laid out by the module Science in the classroom 1 as it provides prospective candidate teachers with an overview of the role of Science in society in the school curriculum. It identifies core concepts, such as the contributions of notable scientists and Indigenous Knowledge combined with the Knowledge strand Matter and Materials and the Knowledge strand Energy and Change. It explores how the relevant Science knowledge is built and how that knowledge might best be mediated in the classroom. By the end of the module, candidates will have a clear idea of why they might want to become science teachers and what this entails.